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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Fernie chamber demands hospital FERNIE Fernie Chamber of Commerce has sent a pe tition bearing names to Health Minister Ralph Loff mark requesting fast action on construction of Fernie Hospi The organized by chamber member Miss Loretta contains names from all over the including Jaffray the South Coun Sparwood and a surprisingly large num ber of signers from the new Fording Coal At the same a petition In favor of a hospital for Spar wood area also was organized with many signers from all over the Fernie chamber took the action following discussion of the length of time it has taken the provincial government to approve plans for a district hospital Questions also have been raised by the chamber about the seemingly inadequate set aside for con The local hospital board has received approval in principle for a 66bed hospital to replace the already overcrowded 43 bed hospital now in The hospital is designated as one to serve the district al though the existing Michel serving Spar Dmnp sites opposed NATAL HNS The Re gional District of East Koo tenay has been attempting to acquire sites for garbage dis It now has chosen about sev en sites on which it has ap plied to the provincial govern ment for One site ha been leased and may go into operation by Prob ably months of processing are still ahead before the seven sites chosen can be Residents in the area of the approved site at Jaffray are petitioning against The dump site which the RDEK opposes is at the com munity of Elkford and is op erated by Fording RDEK administrator Frank Bertoia is opposed to the site because it is too small and too close to the community of Elk RDEK would not oppose use of the site until the RDEK is able to acquire its own site and operate be maintained until such time as it is Health Minister Loffmark has stated that Eparwood will not get a full hospital but will he re ceive facilities large enough to look after some operations and have a limited number of Representatives of Fernie board expect to visit Hos pital Insurance Senices people in Victoria in about two weeks to put a dollar value on recent agreements reached be tween the two groups on what the hospital shall This does not mean that full ap proval has been given the pre liminary functional but the board feels it has made considerable Farm business short course March 19 TABER HNS Tabers annual farm business informa tion short course will be held March at the com munity District agriculturist Murray Wilde says this years course should be of consid erable The major subjects will deal with new provincial and fed eral agricultural legisla tion and Speakers will include Al federal provincial manpower agent Dave head of the provincial field crops branch Clark Fer Alberta a g r i culture products marketing council Mac Runci president of United Grain Growers and head of Canada Grains Council and Sheri regional poultry special Other topics will include the new local feeder association policy by Taber association president Arnold ir rigated forage crop production and a progress report on grain corn research and production on southern Alberta by Don Wilson and others involved in grain corn Chairman for the morning session will be local beet growers president Mike while Lawrence Barany is expected to direct the CANADIAN STARFISH About 60 species of starfish are found in Canadian OPEN SATURDAY HAPPINESS IS LETTING BLOCK DO YOUR COMPLETE RETURNS We offer guaranteed and low That combine tlon has made millions of BLOCK tlfens happy We want to make you happy foo Coma In J CUARANTK j Wt guarantee preparation of tvery lax n jl wt any erron ifiat tcit you Off penally cr tl we will pay the pfnolty cr If hi largest Tax Service with ever 5000 offices in North 815 THIRD SOUTH 99 95 Phone 3273712 APPOINTMENT NECESSARYg March 1971 THE IFTHSRIDGE HERALD 3 Hospital financing probed at Pincher Creek WOLF CUB CAPERS Cubs of the Flatlands district enioy a little indoor sport cubbing around before the scoutparent banquet at Taber Photographer Ross Gibb said identification was virtually impossible as the rough and tumble changed quickly into a fast game of Pioneer club meeting sol CWL lo honor five members March 17 GRASSY LAKE HNS Grassy Lake CWL met recent ly in the parish Joe Mary spiritual led the opening At this time they also honored the late a former priest in this Sixteen members answered roll call with an exchange of Five members will receive their 25year membership scrolls at the annual presenta tion supper to be held in the parish hall March Hostesses for the afternoon were Ben Frances Wentz and Anton Helen Hoop finals today GRASSY LAKE HNS The the Cham berlain School senior girls basketball journeyed to Hanna recently to play in the southeastern zone C The Pantherettes won their first game by defeating the Youngs town team but lost their final game to The team from Cereal will now play in the provincial fi nals at Redwater Today the southeastern zone C boys basketball finals will be held at the Chamberlain School Pledge ritual WARNER Warner Alpha Epsilon chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held its first pledge ritua recently at the home of Barbara Anne Those pledged were director Vi Lorraine Connie and Diane Village annual meeting jfor March 11 set for March 8 GRASSY LAKE HNS The annual meeting of the elec tors of the Village of Grassy Lake has been set by council for Monday March 8 Snowmobile not wanted in town MAGRATH Magrath is wide open for snowmobile op erators and citizens are start ing to One Garden City resident told the Herald recently these mon strous machines and their hell drivers roam the streets and lanes day and night scaring half the population and waking the Another citizen said mothers are keeping children in their backyards to prevent them from being involved in Council may have to consider a bylaw regulating snowmobile the citizens consen sus appears to Services held by scoulers MAGRATH HNS Scout week was recognized at ser vices ia Magrath First Ward Brownies and Scouts were on parade with their lead ers Ruth David Don Bark er and Cameron Assistant Scout Commission er Glen Fletcher compared the support of scoutmast boys and sponsor to a its the arrow and its One is not effective without the Mrs Balderson and Ririe played a cello and organ duet WALKATHON RamHe for Recreation Sponsored by Ihe HIUTOPPERS GYMKHANA ClUB MARCH 28th PICTURE BUTTE to COALHURST 16 MILES 6 SPECIAt AWARDS Further Information Available From ELSIE BOX COAIHURST Phons 3279023 Enlry Forrm Available at the Followma Recreation Picture Buttej Recreation Central Nobleford Genera Daymans General Barons Auction Fort Macleod Dougs Music and and Elizabeth Ann Beauty Proceeds to building fund for recreation HIGH CLEARANCE DRILL if MAINTAINS GOOD TRASH COVER AVAILABLE IN 7FOOT MULTIPLE WIDTHS ACCURATE SEEDRATE ADJUSTMENT if GUARANTEED SERVICE NOBLE SALES AND SERVICE NOBLEFORD AND TABER and will be held in the Commu nity Centre The 1970 financial statement has been mailed to electors and the statement will be discussed at the Reports of the work done in 1970 will be on the Cooking program set for March 15 PICTURE BUTTE The de partments of agriculture and recreation have two programs coming up here this March from 2 to 4 a program on vegeta garnishes and jiffy des serts will take place at the recreation office March tire ac cent will be on being a good hostess and pleasing the Betty Dufotir rink wins at Femie NATAL HNS Three rinks from the Sparwood area took prizes in the recent Womens Open Invitation Bon spiel held in The Mary Mitchell rink won second place in the A event af ter losing out in the The Betty Dufour rink won first in the B event while the Bebo Morgan rink took sec The bonspiel was highlight ed by an unusual eightender scored by the Evelyn Lutz rink of Pincher TABER HNS The new Taber Pioneer Club will be of ficially organized at a meeting called for 2 March at the Taber com munity Election of officers will be the main order of The organizational meeting follows closely the recent first annual Taber Pioneer Ball also held in the community centre auditorium with some 300 in at Recognized was Dave Gar dner who arrived in Oth er oldtimers registered dates of 1902 and and many came from Calgary and Lethbridge with one resident of in atten The ball was arranged by a steering committee headed by Sylvia PINCHER Special A v and of tho Ullage of theloun of Pincher C reek and the MD of Pmchcr Creek held re Fuuiie municipal financing of the hospital urib discussed j Councillor moicatcd they are in of emu ing mtu a voluntary agreement the j hospital to o v t1 r future def The matter wtl IK discussed Anderson drain cos I forecast CLARESHOLM HNS The Willow Creek MD council re cently learned the water re sources division of the depart ment of agriculture suney of the Anderson drain project has been The project would cost an estimated 000 The cost bo shared 50 per cent by the resources branch and 50 per cent by the The Anderson drain nmild carry run off from the Jim Anderson farm located two miles south of Clarcsholm on to Willow at tic cu IT 1 Ell wins GRASSY LAKE HNS The third card party of the season was held in the Roman Catholic Parish Hall with eight tables of whist played and womens high going to Philomenia Ell and low to Marie Mens honors went to Lyle Wiltshire and low to Alex Pow PURCHASE TRUCK COALDALE truck for the towns water and sewer departrrjent was recently pur chased by the town for Council did not disclose who sold the Several bids were Egg war llulleriles hers of tiie Pmuier C e r 1 HuHcnte Coloav ay thcv uiH lose a good 000 income n if the crackdown by tho B egg marketing IXMI d con tinues to prohibit their cK sales in the Mr and Mrs Jake Gross anil son Peter Gross of the colonv recently were stopped from selling eggs in the Sparwood and Fernie Their vehicle for they by the marketing enfoi CBiicnl of ficers Customers include employees of Kaiser Resources vho aro said to be annoyed at not be ing allowed to piuchase fresh eggs from the Pindicr Creek The Hutterian Brethren built up their esg route over the past 25 they They are still selling chickens in More district on page 22 These Are The Lcthbndge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area MAGRATH MIIDRED MARKER Box 97 MASINASIN FRANCIS MUEUER MONARCH JACOB DEKKER NANTON MARY BENSON MOUNTAIN VIEW MAXINE HANSON Box Milk River Box 6 Box 314 Contact these people for youp District New or Classified Advertising OHara wins coil lest MASINASIN HNS The Masrnasin Happy Tops Club held its second anniversary re cently at the Lucky Strike Community Members families John Grayce OHara won the current contest as well as weekly queen and quarterly queen Division winners were Ernie Betty Drader and Miss Charlene Others honored were M i s s Sherry Miss Charlene Slurtevant and Fred Muel teen runner up and queen for 1970 respectively Win tourney CARDSTON HNS Hitl spring LDS girls of the Alberta Stake won the recent LDS Girls Regional Basketball Tourna ment LelhbridEe Teams participating were from Ray Hillspring and This Is the firsl time the pirls have participated in a regional basketball tourna 27 permits inspector Tntm Ti petnuts have been is sued to an estimated value of compared with 24 por mils for an estimated value fur the first two months in Major item was the permit al value o Archon De Ud for a 2fiumt throcstoiey npiiitment neai j the business area at Soulli Sec ond Street and llti comfortable newCapilano a crisp new Pure Virgin Wool weave specially developed by Cambridge for todays bold styling and colourful fur Select yours now from our excellent collection of colours and riRF VIRGIN WOOL C101MEJ BY RlACfS nCrn fM MOFr THEY JUfil IQOt IHAt WAY MENS on FOURTH AVENUE SOUTH ;