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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta June 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD SPARWOOD OPENS AS RELOCATION PROGRESSES Gerard lower iefl vicepresident and general manager of Kaiser and former mayor Orlando top centre open the new town site of Sparwood in a ribboncutting Top Pasini of a director of Underwood McLel lan and consulting engineers and un veils the plaque commemorating the official Top from Teresa Natal resident for 56 Molly Latka and Anna both of converse at the Kaisner ar rived at Michel in 1903 when three years of She was the citizen attending who has resided there for the longest Sparwood replaces Natal and Michel in an urban renewal Sparwood Townsite Holds Promise Of Bright Future SPARWOOD Staff It was Sparwoods great day and they made the most of They laughed in sun Spanvood is British Colum bias newest It was of ficially opened Sunday by for mer mayor of Orlando dedicated worker for urban renewal and Gerard vicepresident and general manager of Kaiser dedicated worker for the land ass e m b 1 y There was time for remem Teresa na tive daughter of Scotland who arrived at Fernie in 1907 and who arrived at Natal in the horse and buggy re membered highlights of her 56 years in Its not the its the she And the people ir Natal are happy Her Bob and work for Kaiser Re sources as tipple worker and Her the late Ben was the tailor at Natal for Anna Kaisner of Spar area resident for the longest recalled the friendly town of Michel where she grew She ar rived there in 1903 at the age of Orazio De Luca of native son of recalled his M years in the area and his work in the preparation plant of CM cleaning To De Luca Spanvood looks very very active and very Charles Kozler and his wife married in Mi chel in recalled a life that revolved around his work in B seam and 8 He was a coal miner for 51 his wife a daughter of Scotland who lived 47 years in the boom or bust coal mimng Fernie Mayor Reno Lenar don and lus wife Ruth were on Mayor Lenardon sees a great future for Spar his wife recalls when there were only one or two One house got only as far as a basement and we used it as a swimming While Sparwcod Mi chel is bus or nearly Ninety per cent of the old coaldust caked houses at Mi Million Expenditure For Hospitals Wins OK CRANBROOK Special East Kootenay Hospital Re gional Districts four hospital districts solidly endorsed the proposed expenditure of 000 in construction facilities over the next few Less than onefourth ratepay ers within the municipal and rural areas voted but per cent of the voters The referendum required 60 per cent Twothirds the amount will go toward a new and adequate AI Vs Roundup of District News Red Shield FORT MACLEOD Special Five Salvation Army officers were here recently to conduct the annual Red Shield cam Among the officers was a former Fort Macleod Ron Rebekahs Busy PINCHER CREEK Special Rebekah Lodge had a surprise visit from Forl Clare s h o 1 and Stavely lodges when district deputy president Kaye Carlson of Stavely read her commis sion and welcomed Alexandra into District Each visiting lodge put on a Recent visits wero made by the Pincher Creek lodge to Fort Macleod am The president of the Rebekah Assembly of Mrs Mary paid her official visit to At this time two members were Members will hold a social evening June A project is the annual can cer convened by Mae To date the sum of has been re Picnic Set MILK RTVER HNS The annual picnic of the Milk River New D a y t o nCoutls pastoral charge of the United Church of Canada will be held June 28 at the Elmer Penrose Worship will begin at 11 Social relaxing and games are All persons attending are asked to provide their own ICOUNTRY NEWS These Are Letltfoidge Herald Correspondents In Your Area MAGRATH MIIDRED MARKER Box 97 MASINASIN FRANCIS MUEUER Box AMIk River MONARCH JACOB Box 61 NANTON MARY BENSON Box 314 MOUNTAIN VIEW MAXINE HANSON Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising equipment and except for coffee and ice cream which wil be provided by the UCW and the Sunday Clean Grounds FOREMOST Special Pu pils in Grades 1 to 6 here re cently undertook a spring cleaning of the school grounds and Each grade was assigned to fL different area to clear under the supervision of a It is estimated that about four truck loads of waste was removed from the Golf Tourney FOREMOST Special Foremost Golf Clubs annual open postponed June 14 to free people to attend the delayed Mardi will take place June Action will commence at Pitch Horseshoes COALDALE HNS Per sons in Coaldale and district wishing to pitch horseshoes may dp so at the new horse shoe pitch west of the library recreation di reports the old pitch north of the library has been moved to the west Anoth er pitch has been Honor Couple FORT MACLEOD Salvation Army captains and Jack Cullen have been posted to The Friends gathered nl the Cita del recently to wish them good luck and Gods George Peters expressed the feeling of the assembled The honored guests respond ed to the good A social hour Wins Contest FOHKMOST Special Win ner of the waler safely contest held here recently was 10year old Roddy a Grade 5 pupil at Foremost The contest was held during water safety week and more than 300 entries were received in The draw for the winner was made by Mardi Gras queen of 1969 Janet Hamling at the Gras Need Teachers NOBLEFORD HNS The Noblelord United Church board called a recess until Septem Sunday School classes have closed until Two teachers are There will be no church ser vices during Wins Tourney NOBLE FORD Special Lethbridge golfer Nick Onofry chuk is the champion of the 1970 version of the Keho Park Annual Golf He defeated Ken Blaney cf Vaux Keho Park Golf Club presi dent Lloyd Fraser presented the Strawberry Tea ENCHANT HNS The Ladies Conmiunity Association held its annual strawberry tea and bake sale along with a sale of aprons in ths A very large crowd They also had a table of all made by people well known in the Edith Wiest and lo Reynolds poured the tea and The hake fale and apron sale were looked after by Olivia and Esther hospital for rapidly growing Fernie Sparwood while lie rest will be divided on a prioritiesofneed basis for addi tional beds and building condi tion improvements at Kimber ley and at Lake Windermere and 15 additional beds in Cranbrooks extended caro to bring its total to 50 extended care beds to serve the four hospital 50 Lois Plotted At Taber TABER HNS A proposed subdivision of annexed town property south of Highway 3 east of 55th and a replot plan in northwest to make available some 50 resi dential lots and highway com mercial were approved recently by town The proposed south Taber de velopment comprises the Bar ton farm and in volves closing the present Bar Ion road in favor of 55th and the extension eastward of 45th to the present tire shop and macliinery agency The subdivision plan prepared and approved by the Oldman River Region Planning Com mission includes all of the laud annexed extending J5th and 45A east to 64th chel have been destroyed by The rest will crumble to the bulldozer Only widows exminers and retirees are allowed to slay Some immigrant families live in row housing pay a month Their children breath the smoke from the biprcduct plant of Michel The greenish smoke pours out of half a dozen smoke veils the green hill side background with a haze of chokes the lungs of tourists whipping through on Highway Farther w e s Natal hangs on to The province owns most of it but did nothing un til the early 1960s to make life brighter for its Former Mayer Orlando Un garo dedicated himself to that succeeded admir ably in many Work urged Only in this way will Spanvood become the town it deserves to Probes Costs TABER HNS Tire hoard of Taber School Division 6 recently directed transporta tion committee chairman Parkinson of Vauxhall to study the divisions transportation system in an attempt to reduce capital and operating Areas of concern will include bus equipment both pri vately and division owned and Five school buses recently purchased by the division will be driven from the eastern Canada factory during July by regular bus FISH STORY Nearly pounds of fish are caught at Floridas Lake Okeechobee Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Resident Blairmorft Phonfi 5622149 AGRA LETHBR GIANT SALE WE ARE CLOSING OUR LETHBRIDGE OPERATION VISITORS NOBLEFORD HNS and Lawrence and William Mac Millan and son Bill of Cran Miss Gladys Coons and Edward Mills of KimbiT were reeoit visitors at the homes of Rililli Eorgtiarrt and and Roy I I I I I I I I VERSATILE PARTS WHILE THEY LAST Off Regular list Price CU Cash Price Only SMALL LOADER ENGINES 20 W 9 and 10 SWATHERS 218 new VersatilB 103 self propelled 1 Regular CIQflfi Closing Out Special P I wUU Modal 103 Self Propelled 15 VH 1 Regular Closing Out Special UU Type Swather Regular Closing Oul Special 3v3 All EQUIPMENT AND PARTS NEW BASIS THESE Shop anc Office Furniture USED EQUIPMENT SPECIALS TRACTORS Allis Chalmers Ready to Regular John 830D Electric Start Recenl motor overhaul New Regular Closing Out Special Allis Chalmers D21 791 Duals Cob Turbo Charged Regular Closing Out Special Minneapolis Molinc GIOOO Factory change overs Regular Closinci Ouf COO CO special COMBINES Cose 600 Self Propelled Cab and Cutting Regular Closing Out Special Massey Ferguson 410 Self Cab 10 McCoy Renn Hesston Straw Chopper Regular Closing Out Special Massey Ferguson 300 Self 8 McCoy Renn Straw Regular SWATHERS fool Model 175 Self Pro VG4 Excellent Regular Closing Oul Special Model 175 Self Pro VG4 Excellent Regular Closing Out Special OR USED LISTED ON SPECIAL PRICES WILL BE SOLD ON A CASH NO TRADE PRICES ARE IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE will be sold of reduced prices Moy be viewed tit cur store I I I I I I I J ;