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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta W.dn.Kloy, ;un. 20, 1973 THE IETHMIDOI HERALD 3 Sparwood students impress mine man NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Eric Williams, Kaiser Resources Limited's training supervisor, recently spoke to Grade 3 and 4 students at Sparwood Ele- mentary School as part of the Sif ton house has friends at Etzikom ETZTJKOM (HNS) Roll call Involved a child's clothing for the Sifton House at Lethbridge when 12 members and four vis- itors of the Etzikom Sunshine Club met recently at the home of Mrs. Harry (Betty) Cooper. It was reported the stainless steel tableware and the 100-cup coffee urn was purchased. These articles will be stored at the home of Mrs. Cooper. Plans were made for the lunch to be served at the George Ehnes auction sale. Mrs. Annetta Dorsey will be in charge of the childnen's clothing for Sifton House. Mrs. Glen (Ivy) Lee and Mrs. Milton (Mary) Eckstrand as- sisted the hostess in serving lunch. The hostess gift was present- ed to Mrs. Dave Shauf. Sept. 5 was the date set for the next meeting at the home of Mrs. Elmer (Gladys) Genno with Mrs. Annetta Dorsey as hostess. Natal CWL installs executive NATAL, B.C. (HNS) The Catholic Women's League of .St. Michael's Parish recently held their installation of officers in St. Michael's Hall Sparwood. About 50 members and es- corts were present for the ban- quet and candlelight installa- tion ceremony that followed. The officers were installed by Rev. Joe Smith, director of the Catholic Women's League and past president Mrs. Mary Kowall. Installed for the new term were Mrs. Sophie Krall pres- ident; Mrs. Vi House, 1st vice- president; Mrs. Jan Chapman, 2nd vice-president; Mrs. Kath- arine Mary Chala, secretary and Mrs. Carol Letasy, trea- surer. TO SEE QUEEN FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Queen isn't coming to Fort Macleod. But Fort Mac- leod is going to see the Queen. Arrangements have been made for a delegation of 100 citizens to have a private audience with her majesty aVI Prince Phillip in Flare Square at Cal- gary July 5. social studies program. Mr. Williams spoke on min- ing and showed some slides of the KRL operations, he asked the students to send him their reactions. "They were absolutely t says Mr. Williams. He was so impressed that he is donating a set of slides to the school. He had previously in- tended to donate slides to one or two top replies, but since many were of high calibre, the slides will be given to the school instead. Tax rate climbs at Macleod FORT MACLEOD The Town of Fort Macleod recent ly announced the mill rate for 1973 as being 77 mills, up two from 1972. This has yet to be ratified by the Local Authorities Board be- fore final apprsyal can be given. The increase in the mill rate is partially due to the centen- nial celebrations which begin this fall. Council feels money should be available as there will be costs which, at present, are un- known. The town will also be receiv- ing grants for centennial pro- jects as the RCMP Centennial committee in Edmonton is fo- cusing on the Fort Macleod area, the original home of the NWMP in Alberta. Another item on the agenda for the summer of 1973 is an extensive paving program. The government is providing town with a grant and the Town of Fort Macleod is to provide the balance of the expenditure, expected to be of lots at Nanton NANTON Nanton is suf- fering from growing pains and this is substantiated by the fact there is an acute shortage of building lots within the town limits. During the last month, 12 ap- plications were received and approved by council. They were either for the pur- chase of lots or to place a 90- day option on a lot or lots for proposed building of res- idences. Council is urging the Oldman River Regional Planning Com- mission to complete the plan of survey in order to have lots available for prospective buy- ers. Snow White Mrs. Vi Johnston of Claresholm, above, music and art teacher, directed pupils in a successful musi- cal production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. More than TOO children took part. Top photo, from left, Jeff Van Ry, David Thompson and Darren Wallace. Bottom photo, Martha Huddle, Kathy Jensen and Judy Mayled. Grades 5 to 8 pupils took part. Two even- ing performances thrilled capacity audiences. Pro- ducer and cast received a standing ovation each night. Hospital cooks supply lunch for picnic CLARESHOLM (Special) The therapy nurses and staff of the Willow Creek- Claresholm Auxiliary Hospital held a picnic for the patients at Willow Creek Provincial Park recently. All enjoyed the outing under sunny skies and with tempera- ture over 80. Lunch was provided by the hospital cooks and helpers. Foremost Lions install officers FOREMOST Cumin of Foremost was instal- led as president of the Fore- most Lions Club at its annual barbecue held at the Commu- nity Hall recently. Mr. Curran, an employee of Calgary Power Ltd., succeeds Geoff Tagg as president for the 1973-74 year. Albert Kardash was installed as first vice-pres- ident, Peter Hammel as second vice president and William Buis Jr. as third vice-pres- ident. George Whittle will serve a further term as secretary of the club, and Gordon Nicoll will continue as treasurer. Jack McDonald will be the Lion Tamer and Bwald Zieke the Tail Twister. Directors will be Bill Black, Cliff Elle, Cliff Kultgen and Les Walsh. Following the installation of officers by past president Gil Mehlen, the crowd of about 70 people enjoyed a dance to the music of the O.K.'s in the com- munity hall lodge room. Ranchers protest White Spruce plan PINCHER CREEK (Special) A petition protesting the White Spruce development pro- ject is being circulated here by area ranchers. Some 40 names have been collected to date, organizers re- port. A meeting to discuss environmental aspects of t h e White Spruce project will be held Friday at p.m. in Coalfields Community Hall, Pincher Creek. The meeting is sponsored by Table Mountain Unifarm. The program will include Pioneers tour colony TABER The members of the Taber Pioneer Club recent- ly toured the Lakeside Hutter- ite Colony. Plans are being made for a trip to Fort Macleod July 15 to see the RCMP Musical Ride perform. The annual club picnic will be held at Taber Provincial Park July 8. DISTRICT Vulcan anniversary to feature many events VULCAN A group of men and women on Vulcan's 60th anniversary committee are now down to final details on a week- end celebration of the town and district's 60th birthday, to be held Saturday, June 30. Over 800 invitations have gone out to former residents inviting them to return for the weekend. Prime feature of the weekend is the unveiling, dedication and sale of the local history book of the Vulcan and Dis- trict Historical Society. Taber council approves Barnwell school patrol TABER (HNS) A school patrol detail will be posted at the Barnwell crossing of High- way 3 the next school year if the public school board adopt recommendations being presen'Vi by the Taber MD council. On the request of parents of some 40 school pupils crossing the highway four times each school day, the MD council has requested crosswalks be paint- ed by the department of high- ways and transport. On the premise that a cross- walk would give the youngsters an undue freedom from cau- tion, the department refused the application unless a school patrolman is posted at the crossing, to which the council has now agreed. Taber detachment of the RCMP is co-operating wiih the MD and school authorities, and will give assistance to the or- ganization of the school patrol prior to the start of school on August 28. NATIONAL COURTESY CARD' LEASING The motor vehicle described on the Dick of this Identifi- cation Card has oeen leased from a Ford Autnorued Leasing System of Canada Lessor (named It would be appreciated if every courtesy including prompt and quality service and any appropriate fleet discounts on parts be extended to tne operator of tnis vehicle. i National Identification Card i Predictable Costs Can Include) 1 FREE'S investment usually less than Adaptable to private individual at well as business Current model prestige Easy way to get second ear Contact our leasing dept. for the best superi Division of SUPERIOR MOTORS TABER LTD. LEASING In other highway business, the MD has been requested by the Alberta Motor Association to prcf'de a list of AMA di- rectiorial signs on secondary roads needing replacement or repair. The matter was refer- red to the individual councillors to make a survey in his area, though at the council meeting it was thought no maintenance to signs is needed. It was worth of good news when council was advised the department of highways road grant for 1973 has been in- creased by that amount to re- turn to the MD the same grant as last year, i.e., Council accepted requisitions from the provincial planning board of (0.1 mills on equalized assessment) and from the department of educa- tion for school foundation pro- gram at (28.0 mills on the equalized assessment or 30.5 mills on the live assess- NQ ACTION No further action was taken on an application by the Town of Taber to purchase additional acreage in parts of sections 35 and 36-10-17-W4 for expanding the lagooned sewage irrigation project. The council requires proof of need for the land before approv- al of sale is given. Tliis book of about pages of family, community and dis- trict history and containing more than 700 photographs, has been over two years in preparation and will be seen fin the first time at the noon luncheon on Saturday, the 30th. The day's program revolves around the history book and in the hundreds of former resi- dents expected back to join in its dedication. Very important to the day will be the opportunity of to meet and visit friends of other years and every effort is being made to accommodate this type of gathering. For this reason the program, while it is full and varied to suit local residents and others of younger years who are expect- ed back, is geared to give mid- dle-aged and older residents and former residents maxi- mum opportunity to gather to- gether. In addition to the Saturday events a Friday evening out- door program is planned as a Sunday morning inter-denomi- national church service. Friday night's function will centre around the new over- night trailer park at the Elks ball park currently in the planning stages. This is chaired by Bob Gerding who reports much interest from outside trailer clubs who, along with local campers, will set up at the ball park site. An evening campfire. sing- song and program is being ar- ranged and with the help of the Vulcan Wheelers and Buf- falo Hills camper club. The general public is invited and plans are to have the beard contest judged during the even- ing. A 50-mile endurance ride, Frank Vyse honored by Elks BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Frank Vyse, member of the Blairmore Elks for 25 years, was recently presented with a life membership. A forthcoming donation from the provincial Elks asso- ciation to the Blairmore and Coleman lodges, (for the pur- chase of two color television sets for the senior citizens com- will be put into the Dr. Emil Aiello memorial fund. Following the June 19 meet- ing the lodge will recess for the summer. Meetings will re- sume Sept. 4. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vtrrwn Dccoux, Resident Rep., 562-2149 sponsored by the Vulcan Light Horse Association, the second of its kind here, will start the Saturday program with hor- ses departing at ore mirwtp in- tervals from 6am. At 7 a.m. a street breakfast of pancakes, sausages and the trimmings will be put on by the Vulcan Lions Club on the street fronting the Betty Ann Shoppe. In case of bad weath- er this will shift to the Vulcan District Arena. The Vulcan Elks Lodge Is handling the morning parade which goes at 10 a.m. with judging and lineup commenc- ing at 9 a.m. Entries for this parade are now being sought and those wishing to contribute with any kind of an offering are asked to contact Roy McLennan or Car- son McKay. In co-operation with the Vul- can District Historical Society the Vulcan Lions Club will or- ganize the noon dedication luncheon which is set for at the auditorium of County Central High School. Vulcan mayor and long-time resident D. D. McQueen will speak and the first of Vulcan district history books prepared by society chairman Alice Voisey and her commit- tee will be auctioned off by oldtime auctioneer, Comodor Allen. From 2 to p.m. the aud- itorium will be turned over to oldtimers and visitors for an afternoon reunion, with a num- ber of other associated alterna- tives for those wishing to tour points of interest. Over 160 oldtime photographs, part of the collection gathered for the history book, are being arranged for display by Law- rence ar.d Ruth Orchard and will be seen at the school along with such items as a home- stead map, an outline of dis- trict brands and a township map. For those wishing to travel, the Oddfellows Lodge is pro- viding transportation which will include Hazel Cameron Ele- mentary School, where it is hoped to have an art display featuring painting bv the Cham- pion Art Club and local artists. Another popular attraction will be the museum just south of town, a hobby of Dr. A, D. Tompkins who will welcome visitors to his view of early history. An afternoon feature of the reunion, on stage at the County Central High School auditor- ium, will be a fashion show, being arranged by Hazel Coc- kerton with assistance from her mother Buehlah Allen. The Kirkcaldy WI is also helping in the show and any- one wishing to offer clotlung along the theme Down Mem- ory Lane is asked to call either Maisey at 485-6604 or Mrs. Allen at 485-2538. At 5 p.m. the scene shifts to the Vulcan District Arena where the Vulcan Lions Club will host a barbecue. Early in the evening the win- ners of the trail ride will re- ceive their trophies at the arena and the day winds up with a dance. The Kinsmen Club of Vulcan is in charge of this event and have contacted the Stampede City Stompers of Calgary to supply music. On Sunday morning at 11 a.m. a church service will be held at CCHS auditorium under direction of Ron Pelham. Ladies of the Anglican Guild, Kirkcaldy W. I., Candle- light Circle, Rebekah Lodge and other organizations will band together to assist with catering needs for the noon luncheon and afternoon tea. speakers representing Oldman River planning commission, Municipal District No. 9, and Max Gibb, Pincher Creek area recreation superintendent. 'I Still believe in tomorrow9 DJJCHESS Recently the Duchess Grade 12 graduation banquet for 1973 was held in the community hall. A delicious meal was pre- pared and served by the Uni- ted Church Women. R. C. (Bob) Gay was master of ceremonies. The program consisted of grace by Sharon Bailly; toast to the Queen, Barbara Seitz; toast to the graduating class, Mrs. A. Walper; response, Jean McKnight. The graduands' motto was: "I still believe in tomorrow." a II ft k" daughter wins prize NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Anne Katrichak, 17, a student at Sparwood Secondary School, re- cently won the Underwood Tro- phy in a typing contest held at Cranbrook. Miss Katrichak won the top honors over 20 oth- er students by typing 71.8 words per minute. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Katrichak of Sparwood, she plans to further her educa- tion by entering the University of British Columbia this fall. FOR SALE Newiy voted, 3 bed- ro o m home, sq. ft., located near schools, in Coaldale, fully landscaped, in- cludes carport. Phone 345-3569, after p.m. for viewing appointment' CANADA A BEEF Prices effective June 21, 22, 23. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Beat the High Cost of Meats Buy in Bulk and Save NO Use our convenient Budget plan order any variety of Beef, Pork or Poultry you wish over and up to costs are very low. EXAMPLE PURCHASE Carrying Charge Per Month Over 6 Months 125.00 67c 200.00 83e 250.00 SIDES 225-300 Ib. avg. Ib. 79C FRONTS HINDS 115-150 Ib. avg. Ib. 99t HIPS 60-85 Ib. avg. 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