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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, June 22, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-21 The South In short Cranbrook to have center CRANBROOK (Special) The Cranbrook Projects Society plans to build a cultural centre here. Vernon architect Douglas Huggins has been hired by the society to conduct a study which will recommend a site and design. Mr. Huggins. known for creative theatre design, will also make estimates. He is now conducting a survey to list the groups which such a centre will serve. The society launched the indoor outdoor swimming complex at Balment Park. It is operating under city parks management. Bellevue kids win awards BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) M. D. McEachern School pupils Tina Jones of grade five and Loris Svoboda of grade seven have won Alberta Safety Council awards for "water safety" essays. They won in the Crowsnest Pass school division contest area. The safety council has sponsored the competition for 24 years. Boys club grant okayed CRANBROOK (Special) A provincial human resources six month operations grant has been approved for the Cranbrook Boys Club. The current federal grant ends June 30. Club executive director Jim Majcher says there are 500 boys taking part in various programs here, some creative and some physical. Coaldale teacher retires COALDALE (HNS) Murray J. Robison, vice principal of the R. I. Baker School here and a nationally noted drama director, is retiring from the teaching profession. He began his teaching career 35 years ago in the Coaldale Consolidated School. During the Second World War he served overseas with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He directed the "Well of the Saints." a play which won the Dominion drama festival regional trophy in 1963. It was staged by the Coaldale Little Theatre, which swept drama festival awards that year. Club has cleaning bee ETZIKOM (HNS) The Sacred Heart Catholic Women's League met recently at the home of Joan Hearn to discuss the church cleaning bee held recently. Blood donors will form a car pool to attend the upcoming Bow Island blood donors' clinic. In lieu of a shower for Anne Coohorne of Medicine Hat. bride elect of Leslie Harty. a wishing well collection will be taken toward the purchase of a gift and a tablecloth to be presented from the CWL members. Elzikom club meets ETZIKOM (HNS) The Etzikom Community Club met recently at the home of Rose Burger with roll call involving a one penny donation for every pound of weight. Alice Ondrik spoke about the Opportunities for Youth program. The hostess gift was won by Katie Halverson. The Sept. 11 meeting will be held at the Betty Cooper residence. Coaldale aid center to help migrants COALDALE The Barons Eureka preventive social ser- vices department has taken a step it hopes will improve relationships, between the sugar beet growing industry and the rural community. Thursday it officially open- ed a drop: in centre for native migrant workers in Coaldale. Concern about migrant workers causing problems for the Coaldale and surrounding communities has been a "perennial issue" and "we feel we have a responsibility to do something about it, the director of the social services department said in an inter- view Thursday. John Boon claimed there are "irresponsible beet growers and responsible beet growers and there are irresponsible beet workers and responsible beet workers. "It is our responsibility to bring the responsible beet growers and the responsible beet workers he said. In addition to providing the workers with a place to meet and talk with friends, play cards, watch television and participate in other recreation activities, the drop in centre will provide a referral and in- formation service for those who need some type of assistance and an employ- ment placement service. A steering committee has been formed to supervise the activities of the centre and Mr. and Mrs. Frank McDonald have been named managers. The centre is funded by the county, local beet growers, the province and the town of Coaldale. Individuals have also contributed material items for the centre. The Herald- District Taber crimes on increase Coaldale kids get early school out COALDALE (HNS) Students of St. Joseph's School here are requested to report to the school Thursday to pick up their belongings. The school will not reopen this term. It suffered smoke damage throughout and damages to two rooms in a fire this week. At 9 a.m. Friday all students will attend a gradua- tion mass at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church. They will attend the annual awards assembly at a.m. at Kate Andrews High School. Mosquito spraying begins in B.C. CRANBROOK (Special) Spraying started recently to control mosquitoes in the Wasa Lake area. 25 miles north of here. But the Regional District of East Kootenay won't help with the bill incurred to fight the "skeeters." RDEK directors turned down a request from the Wasa and District Mosquito Control Association for to assist the program. The directors said they can't afford to help other mosquito groups that might be launched. The RDEK suggested the association take steps to form a specified area to finance the control program. Ben Loog. alternate RDEK director and mosquito control group president, said: "We have been spraying for seven or eight years but now we are going backwards. Costs have increased tremendously. We are simply asking for token assistance." He suggested the expenditure would be reasonable because the RDEK spent this year for tourist promotion. (He referred to a grant to the East Kootenay tourist committee of the Kootenay and Boundary Chambers of Commerce.) Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Resident Rep., 562-2149 i, i Taber native center may be expanded soon The native drop in centre at Taber may be expanded IMPORTANT NOTICE! Effective June 22nd, 1974 our premises will no longer be open Saturday Afternoon NEW HOURS: Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.: 8 a.m.-12 Noon Due to heavy work load all livestock will be taken by appointment only FORT MACLEOD Meat Processors Ltd. Box 116 Fort Macleod, Alberta Phone 234-3575 234-3228 TABER (HNS) Provincial court cases here were up 20 per cent during the month of May, having increased from 64 in April to 77 in May. Criminal code cases involved seven charges of impaired driving, two of theft of goods valued at more than two of commuii assault, one of refusing to take a breathalizer test, one of assaulting a peace officer, one of creating a public distrubance and one of dangerous driving. Most of the 35 traffic convictions were for speeding, stunting and careless driving. Two local persons were fined for their involvement in a hit and run accident. Liquor infractions remained constant at 25. In addition, four drunks were held overnight and released the following day without being charged Sparwood miners set records Rather switch than fight Three charter members of the Fort Macleod Broomball Club met there for the group's 50th an- niversary. From left is Mrs. Gladys MacKay and Mrs. Cassie Ryan, both Calgary and Mrs. Anna Jessup, Fort Macleod. They changed from broomball to bad- minton when the first game got too rough for their age. They now play bridge. Speirs to stump Crowsnest Pass into a native friendship centre for native people residing in the area, the director of the Barons Eureka preventive social services department says. The drop in centre is now in its fourth year. It serves migrant native beet workers during the summer months. If expanded into an all year friendship centre. John Boon claims it would create a better understanding between the "native people and the white society." The Taber drop in centre serves about 60 people a day seven days a week at a cost of about It operates 3Ms months each year. Rocky Mountain Social Credit candidate C. J. Speirs hopes to campaign in the Crowsnest Pass for a couple of days by the end of the month, he said. Dr. Speirs, a Red Deer veterinarian, says he's out to double or triple the Socred vote in the vast constituency which he calls an "im- possible" riding. the constituency dis- appears we'll have our base in those areas of the ridings that will be he said. Under proposed redistribution, which was suspended by the election call to the next Parliament, the Rocky Mountain riding which takes in all the province's mountain and foothill area from the U.S. border nearly up to the Peace River country would be carved up and added to ridings to the east of it. The 'Pass and Waterton areas would be added to the Lethbridge riding for in- stance. In the meantime the Rocky Mountain candidates have to do a good deal of travelling. Dr. Speirs says he's cam- paigned so far in Banff and'the Longview, Black Diamond area southwest of Calgary and Nobleford UCW meets NOBLEFORD (HNS) The regular meeting of the Nobleford United Church Women decided to pay the balance of about owing to the foster parents committee for foster child. Bung Soo. Edith Borggard will correspond with the child over the summer months. A donation of was made to the Canyon Church Camp at Waterton Park. will go to the Edsom. Whitecourt district this weekend. The Socred candidate claims that "I haven't been anywhere yet where people are happy with Joe Clark, (the PC "It's like one fellow said to me Joe Clark's the sitting member and that's exactly what he's doing." In Longview. said Dr. Speirs, about 100 residents had signed a petition on capital -punishment and Mr. Clark voted the opposite way in the House. They aren't very happy with him, he said. In the 1972 election the Social Credit candidate. Brian Ganske of Camrose. finished fourth with 1.080 votes to Clark's 12.985. NATAL (HNS) Hydraulic mine crews of Kaiser Resources Ltd. at Sparwood set four records recently for production of coal on one shift in a 24-hour period, in a nor- mal day and in one week. In addition, the hydraulic monitor crews achieved record production on one shift; and in one week. No. 2 shift with general mine foreman Harvey Travis and fireboss Joe Serek set the total mine and monitor records for one shift with tons and 3.226 tons of raw coal produced, respectively. No. 2 shift had 53 workers and an output of 66.7 tons per man. The previous shift records were tons for the total mine and tons for the monitor, set in January, 1973. The mine's three shifts of 133 people produced a record 8.088 tons of raw coal in a 24- hour period and a record tons in a normal day. General mine foreman on No. I shift is Colin Hall and the fireboss is Mike Mihalynuk. No. 3 shift general mine foreman is Bud Morgan and fireboss is Bob Clegg. Previous records for these periods, set in January, 1973, were 6.978 tons, respectively. Production for the week of 31.304 tons raw coal by the total mine and 27.289 tons by the monitor also are records, surpassing the previous highs of 29.336 and 26.025 tons, also set in January. 1973. Total mine production includes coal extracted by the hydraulic monitor and by the continuous miners on develop- ment work. The three development crews are head- ed by firebosses Keith Bracewell, Jack Cowan. Andy Davey, Bob Doratty, Ken Knieft. Stan Menduk, Bob Taylor. Tom Taylor and Mike Tymchuk. Mine manager Art Crimley said the record production was attributable in a large part to "a great deal of extra effort on the part of the entire work force." RECEIVES D.D.S. Dr. Stuart Arnold Root Son of Mr and Mrs. Jack Root of Coleman. received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the spring convocation held in Ed- monton May 30 Dr Root re- ceived his high school education at the Horace Allen High School in Coleman and continued his studies at the University of Al- berta He is married to the former Denise Cole of Bellevue The couple has two daughters Dr Root is practicing with Dr B Sandercock in Peace River Library districts in southern B.C. unite CRANBROOK (Special) The constitution and by-laws of the new Kootenay Library System, under development by the B.C. Library Develop- ment Commission since 1970, have been approved, as has an interim 32.000 budget. KLS will integrate existing library services of the three southern Regional Districts, a triangle cornered by Invermere, Sparwood and Grand Forks. KLS represents 14 existing libraries in Uie three regional districts. Representatives met at Nelson recently and will reconvene Sept. 14 to ratify committee action at an opfii meeting. Member centres also include Castlegar, Cranbrook, Creston. Fernie. Nelson, Kaslo. Nakusp, Salmo, Winlaw. Kimberley. and Rossland. Kootenay "s university and community colleges are not involved in the plan. Kootenav Library System, as proposed by the Library Development Commission, will co ordinate books and services of existing libraries under the B.C. Societies Act. It would qualify for a resource centre grant of per capita, headquarters grant of S3, per capita building grant of and per capita for expansion grant into its new area. The KLS operating grant will be and a general operating grant will be based on an approved formula, plus an area grant of 50 cents a square mile up to 50.000 square miles Special grants will be con- sidered lo reimburse par- ticipating library systems which vary widely in quality of books and services and for special province wide reference and inter library 3oan services The integrated KLS will be controlled by a board representing all its separate libraries HAIL INSURANCE PAYS Coverage to per acre in all areas. Harvesting allowance on losses over Fire coverage on insured crops. Free cancellation up to June 26. An unbroken record of satis- factory loss adjustments. An Alberta-based company and all Alberta adjusters. RECORD REFUND ON 1973 PREMIUMS 35% to non-claimants 15% to claimants INSURE WITH CONFIDENCE 75% of Alberta farmers who insure against hail, get it from the Corporation. Landlords insure your crop share and cover your taxes and expenses. Hill A CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION INSURE TODAY- SEE OUR HAIL AGENT NOW! J. A. Buchan Insurance Agency Champion, Alberta Phone 897-3747 Dean Cofell Tempest, Alberta Phone Bus. 345-3875 Res. 345-3481 Kreeft Agencies Ltd. Bow Island, Alberta Phone Bus. 545-2252 Res. 833-3836 Warren-Porter Agencies Box 343 Vauxhall, Alberta Phone 654-2512 ;