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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Fridoy, June 19, 1970 THE UTHBHIDGE HCRAID 3 f 1U iSJew Homes on Cotton Wood St., Blue Spruce Crescent Town Houses Buiit For Kaiser Resources Employees fftWfite? New Apartments Dot The Townsite, Mountains Form Backdrop Official Opening Sunday Sparwood Is Lus SPARWOOD The official opening Of the new Sparwood townsite will take place Sun- day. It will begin with a ribbon- cutting ceremony and blessing of ths new townsite at 2.30 p.m. The opening is under the a pices of the council of the Dis- trict of Sparwood. This model community was established to replace the coal dust black- ened towns of Natal and Michel. The community will cele- brate Saturday with a parade. Sunday opening ceremonies will take place at p.m. in the Sparwood Secondary School auditorium. It will be followed by refreshments at St. Mich- ael's Hall at 5 p.m. and a banquet at 6 p.m. A tour of the pollution con- trol centre is scheduled to be held from 3 to p.m. There is much reason to be proud. A birth of a community is notable under any circum- stances in this case it sig- nals a new way of life for miners and descendants who fought a polluted atmosphere for decades in the boom or bust coal communities. Visitors will see a new Spar- wood Elementary School which replaces the old Natal School. They will view new apart- ment buildings, each With 12 suites; newly construe ted homes; town houses with three and four bedrooms; a new motel area; and senior citi- zens' housing. A sour note: some Natal res- idents refuse to move to Spar- wood, claiming they can't af- ford to make the switch with Band Plays Tonight BLA1BMORE (CNP Bureau) Crowsnest Pass Band will present a concert in the Isa- belle Sellon School auditorium here tonight. Tickets for the event may be purchased at the door. Admission has been set at SI 'or adults, 50 cents for students and preschool children will be admitted free. the price offered for the olc properties. The dirty towns hang on to a wretched life. Festivities will get under way with a parade at a.m Saturday at Natal. Judging the floats will be B. Mogielka, M Matiosak and Doug Stewart MP for Okanagan Kcolenay. At 1 p.m. sports will get un- der way and at 9 p.m. a com- munity social will be held in St. Michael's Hall. Tickets for the social may be obtained frc-m A. l.atka, B. Mor- gan, S. Travis and G. Travis. Sunday at p.m. the dedi- cation of the new town site wil" take place. Performing the ribbon cutting ceremonies wil! be G. Balsley, vice president and general manager of Kaiser Resources and the former ma- yor of the District of Sparwocd, Orlando Ungaro. Following this the townsite will be Blessed by members of the clergy in at' tendance. At 5 p.m. refreshments will served to all invited guests. This will be followed by a ban- quet at 6 p.m. in St. Michael's Jail, Natal. Guest speaker at the banquet will be G. Balsley of Kaiser Resources. DINE AND DANCE TMs Saturday At the ENJOY OUR CHEF'S SELECTION NO COVER CHARGE! orders are prepared to your individual request and tastefully PHONE 327-3191 servedl FOR RESERVATIONS! OR OUR COMPLETE A LA CARTE MENU SUNDAY IS FATHER'S DAY! Take Dad Out To Dine! SPECIAL FAMILY MENU FREE CIGARS FOR DADS! "TRAILER CITY" .UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. CORNER 3rd AVE., 3rd ST. S. PHONE 327-2805 Offers You FANTASTIC BUYS DURING THEIR BIG SUMMER SALE OF QUALITY BUILT CHALET FOLD-DOWN ALL METAL TRAILERS by DUAL CRAFT You're only Minutes Away From oil the Comforts of Home Buy Now and Save and Enjoy the Vacation of a Lifetime! MOBILCRAFT TRAILERS NOW ALSO SALE PRICED! t Featuring new exc ting interior lay- ouls in 17', 22', 24' Models all fully ON-THE-SPOT FINANCINGI equipped longer and wider than IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! most other unils. EXTRA GENEROUS ALLOWANCESI SEE THEM NOW AT PHONE 327-2805 TRAILER CITY! Town., Village Back Recreation PINCHER CHEEK (Special) Uic past week Uic councils of tlie Town of Pincher Creek, Pincher Creek HID and the Vil- lage of Cowlcy have signed an agreement to establish a re- gional parks and recreation board. It will foster, co-ordinate, and promote the development and maintenance and operation of public recreation and encour- age orderly development of parks and public facilities. The "co-operating authori- ties" named above and two school boards arc responsible for providing one member each. The Pincher Creek regional parks and recreation board will elect a further four members from the (own, rural district, and teaching staff of bolh school divisions to form a board with a total membership of nine. By C. A. WEEKES Herald News Service LUNDBRECK Some 18 pupils in Garry Hackler's class in geology enjoyed a recent ex- pedition to the Drumheller bad- lands by school bus. They left here early on a Fri- day morning and back on 'he Saturday evening full of all :he wonder of the badlands and excitement of a field trip. Paleontology and archeology were integral parts of this school year's study under what is known as a "E option." This trip was culmination of a course tnkcn by Grades 7, 8