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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, March 9, 1973 THE IEIHBRIDGI HERAID 3 District News In Brief BARN BURNS IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A large barn on the A. Kolk farm east of Iron Springs was de- stroyed by fire recently. The Lethbridge Northern Rural Fire Department responded to the call but was unable to save Jt. A home power plant was also lost, WARN CHILDREN BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Ice on local rivers is begin- ning to break up. Young peo- ple are being attracted to the rivers. Parents are urged to warn them of the dangers of deep water. RETURN HOME IROK SPRINGS (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Marinus Ekkel have returned home from Hol- land where they visited with Mr. Ekkel's brother and sis- ters at Nyverdal and with Mrs Ekkel's sister at Assen. HITS WINDSHIELDS BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Motorists in the Crowsnes Pass area are complaining about the heavy accumulation of gravel on Highway 3. The gravel is cliipping car wind shields. Drop-in centre lias top priority COALDALE (HNS) establishment of a drop-in cen- tre this year is town council's goal. Councillor Peter Lelkemann has presented the matter sev- eral times, and with lavorablo results. John Boon, director of Pre- ventive Social Services for the Farm lands valuation outlined PINCHER CHEEK (Special) Bob Lyons, district agricul- turist for the Pincher Creek MD, recently spoke at the Coal- fields Community Hall. He spoke on valuation of lane and farm assets. Mr. Lyons stressed the im- portance of having a reason able value put on farm land as of Dec. 31, 1972, and to put tlu's valuation in a safe place so that it may be referred to in the future by decendents. He also spoke on capital gains tax and capital loss. Barons Eureka Health Uni1 las shown willingness to assis Council agreed to reques Mr. Boon to spearhead ai for a drop-in cei re. A facility was operatec icre last summer, with consic erable success, by a grou sponsored by the Opportunitie For Youth program of the fee era! government. Councillor Mrs. Fran 'Erna) Goertzen volunteere to serve on the committee work with Mr. Boon. James McQuillan, health i speclor, was appointed to th committee. A representalh from the Coaldale Minister! Association, a Coaldale citizc and an executive member the Coaldale Beet Growers As sociation will sit. The provincial governing will be approached for funds. Matter of accommodation a snag. Counc'l has ponder this and the number of plac are limited. The drop-in centre U Inten ed to cater to all people, loc as well as native persons w come into the area as suga beet workers. Crowsnest music tests set for March 12-14 Stirling loses community boosters Mr. and Mrs. J. Perry Barton have left the. village of Stirling for Lethbridgc. in 1929 he became secretary-treasurer of Ilie village and held this post until 1967. 68-year Stirling sojourn ends for well-known pair BLA1RMORE (CNP Bureau) Dorothy Swetnam will ad- judicate the Crowsnest Pass Musical festival to be held iii the Isabello Sellon school in Blairmore on March 12, 13 and 14. Blackfeet dauciiig March 16, 17 BROWNING The first An- nual Blackfeet Indian Dancing Competition, sponsored by the Browning Singers, will lie held at (he Tribal Centre in Brown- ing, March 16 and 17. Also featured in the compe- tition will be the Blackfeet In- dian Princess Contest. Deadline for all entries will be Friday, March 16, at 12 p.m., including the dancing and drumming competition. Friday night there will be dancing for everyone and an in- troduction of the Blackfeet In- dian Princess Contestants. There will be dancing con' tests for little boys and girls. Saturday night will be drum- ming and dancing contests for senior men and women and the selection of the Blackfeet In- dian Princess. Also to be featured will be a special rabbit dance contest. Tlie event is sponsored by the Blairmore Lions Glub. In recent years Dorothy Swetnam has been active hi extensive lours throughout Can- ada and the States with many noted concert artists including Thomas L. Thomas, Betty Allen, Nell Hankin, Ernst Hal- fliger, Lucine Arnara, Jean Maderia, Keith Falkner, Mc- Hcnry Boatwright and Eliza- beth Soderslrom. She has also appeared in one of a scries ot concerts sponsored by Harvard University. Dorothy Swelnam has acted as examiner and adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano teachers (in Los Angeles, San Francisco and the Northwest) or the Washington Music Tea cbcrs Association, for the Uni- versity of Alberta and ai music festivals in Nova Scotia Brunswick, Manitoba anc British Columbia. For five years she conduclec a course in piano pedagogy a the Banff School of Fine Arts Her pupils have won man; awards, scholarships ani prizes. She has appeared as a solo ist in the Orient, Canada, Ber- muda, the United Slates, and with Clayton Hare on the CBC Distinguished Artists series. cd with the famous Russian ianist Leonid Kroutzcr (form- rly a leading professor in Iho Berlin Hqchschulc) and appcar- cl in recital with him in Tokyo ind Kobe. Previous study was at Mount Allison University Noel While heading the piano de- partment for foui' years -at the Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan, Dorothy Swetnam stud- Bnmlon, a pupil of Godowsky. Credit xmiou iias dividend of 5Va per cent COWLEY (HNS) The Cow- ,cy Credit and Savings Union added 23 members to give a tolal ol 178. A 10 per cent increase in as- sets was reported. W. T. Smith is the new see-, relary. A dividend ot 5% per ccnt was approved. One director, Alma Poulscn, finished his term of oilice and was re-elected. The executive is now com- prised of James Price, pres- ident; Peter Maloff, rice-pres- ident; and directors W. Wowryk, K. Bougerollo and A. Poulsen. The credit committee com- prises James McKay, Harld E. Haugen and A. Tolefson; su- pervisory committee, G. Hack- ler, Mrs. M. J. Buries and W. Sparks. By RUTH ZAUGG Herald News Sen-ice STIRLING After 68 years in Stirling, Mr. and Mrs. J. Perry Barton have moved to Lethbridge. In 1927, three- years after their marriage, Mr. Barton took office as a councilman under the administration of Mayor J. W. Sykes. In 1929 he became secretary- treasurer of the village. He held this position: until 1967. He was caretaker of the cem- etery, dog-catcher, village fore- man and town constable. Mr. Barton tells of many oc- casions, over those 40 years, of calling one or two men to as- sist him in arresting trouble- makers and carting tfem off to the jail at Raymond. Mr. Barton was also secre- tary to the Stirling Pasture Company and weed inspector for Warner county for several years. He also farmed and was em- ployed by the Raymond'Sugar Factory. He is a charter member of the Stirling Lions Club. He tielped with the construction oi the village swimming pool. SUPPORTS CHURCH Mr. Barton has always sup- ported the LDS Church, serv- ing as a missionary for two years in eastern Canada, work- ing and leach'hg in church 190 games ski competitors will need quarters at Piiicher Boost for Nobleford ice iun George Todd, second from left, president of the Ncbleford Community Ice Centre, accepts from Mayor Arnold Lubbers of Nobleford, far right, to finance continu- ing improvements for Nobieford winter ice facilities. Jenne Neibcer, left, and councillor Karl long look on. organizations, especially as a ;roup lea'der in the High Priest Quorum. Some of Us choicest mem- ories concern when he and his wife were on the committee for the annual party for senior citi- zens, commonly called "The Old Folks Party." This social is always held in the latter part of winter and in the early days Mr Barton would put chairs and blankets in his bob-sleigh and make trips to gather guests. Mrs. Barton was secretary for the LDS Relief Society for 16 years. For 13 years Mrs. Barton worked summers as the check- er at the swimming pool. For 13 winters she catered to the 'Lions' suppers. The Bartons have lliree sons and three daughters, all living in Alberta. Capitol Furniture NOW OFFERS YOU 3 Room Groupings of Furniture at BIG DISCOUNTS! Share transfer details explained at Coaldale PINCHER CREEK (Special) This town lias received as- surance that it will be respon- sible for accommodation for skiing athletes in connection with the 1975 Canada Winter Games. Ian Howard and other repre- sentatives of the Canada Sports Federation will complete a sur- vey of suitable facilities for Chow mein supper COALDALE (HNS) The annual chow mein supper, sponsored by the Coaldale Euddhist Church, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the church. COALDALE (HNS) Tech- nicalities ot transfer ring shares was discussed at the re- cent annual shareholders' meet- ing of the Coaldale Community Hospital Association. All transfers must be approv- St. Mary River Irrigation District NOTICE OF POLL NOTICE is hereby given that under the provisions of The Irrigation Act, an election will be field for tho purpose of electing members to the Board of Directors of the St. Mary River Irrigation District. Polling Division No. 1 comprises tlio following areas: Those lands situated South of Highway No. y shareholders in Uie associa- .ion. Share transfers arc recom- mended when the shareholder moves away or can no longer be active in the association. Original shares cannot be re- sold to another person. They must be transferred without any monetary exchange made between shareholders. Shares arc valued at each. The association still has Mi shares available. RUN-OFF B'EGINS BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Earlier than usual warm weather is turning the winter snows water and the an- nual spring run-off in the 'Pass region has begun. about 190 ski competitors as well as many news media re- presentatives. Pincher Creek's West Castle slopes have been given the go- ahead for skiing, and resort plans call for an immediate upgrading to host this largest competitive sport, Possibilities in this respect include installation of another life on Haifih Mountain, turn- ing the present chalet into sleeping accommodation and erecting another day rest cen- tre, clearing additional ski terrain, pressure on the govern- ment to rebuild and surface the access road, and many other minor changes. Meets Tuesday COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Arts and Crafts club will meet at p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the Imme of Mrs, Ed Boehr, 1712 23rd Ave. OUR 3 ROOM GROUPINGS INCLUDE: Hoop finals at Foremost March 9, 10 FOREMOST (Special) Foremost will bo Uie scene March 0 and 10 for the South Eastern Alberla Schools Alhle tic Association's B boys basket- ball playoffs. Foremost will not be repre- sented. Those participating will be Medicine Hat McCoy Colls, Brooks Trails, Crescent Heights Drifters from Medicine Hat, nnd the winner between Oycn and Harms. Action will get under way Friday March 9 at 7 Bedroom Suite Mattress and Box Spring Boudoir Lamps 2-Pce. Chesterfield Suite GROUPING NO. 1 End Tables Coffee Table Living Room Lamps Kitchen Suites GROUPING NO. 2 GROUPING NO. 3 GROUPING NO. 4 GROUPING NO. 5 These groupings of furniture are assembled with quality to tlio customer in mind and represent true dollar savings! We will be pleased to point out exactly the amounts saved on each groupl Convenient Terms Available! OPEN TIU 9 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHTSI Sugar Queen Miss Calhy Leahy of Taber is this nolion's Sugar Queen for 1973. Miss Debbie Thomas smiles her as Ihey delight in a bouquet of roses held by the queen. 326 5tli Street South, Lethbridge Phono 327-B578 for Free Delivery anywhere in our trading areol ;