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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta River City Players thrill Claresholm audience No one could fault any aspect of the recent River Cily Players production of Tom Jones al Claresholm. Mr. and Mrs. Slu Christie, top photo, were elegant and charming as the grumpy doctor and Miss Western. Bottom, Don Jess as Squire Allworthy and Mrs. Don (Belly) Jes: as Jenny Jones. Tom Jones was played by Doug Thorton not shown. A of 25 was directed by Lee Anderson Capacity audiences saw two performances. PAUL ANDERSEN Photos Mrs. Slemko Food fair Friday JOALDALE (HNS) Coal- ale Home and School Associa- on's Annual International ood Fair will be held at m. Friday in the Kale An- Irews School. Convener is Mrs. John Slem- 0. Assistant conveners are ower hike probed CARDSTON tSpccial) The ate hearing now being held at Calgary to decide it Calgary 'ower will be granted its re- uest to increase power costs the prime topic discussed .t the recent regional rurar ilectrilication annual meeting at Lelhbridge. Kay Hart of Claresholm was district representa ive. Delegates from 18 ciations were present. Consumers claim they promised "power at cost" be- :ause they built their own incs. The government has agreed o provide the money needed a cover the cost of the hear- ing in the form of a loan to the Provincial IlEA. An interim rate increase has been granted the power com- pany pending a board decision. Les Collins and Reg Heath represented the government. Bert Farren and Doug Gib son represented the power company; i The meeting requested a bet- ter policy to cover salvaging unused lines, three phase ser- vices and rebuilding of power lines. ilrs. Irvin Pickering and Mrs. John Unger. The fair will be officially ipened by Sirs. Ivan Betty 1 Beyers of Coaldale, driving "orce in the creation of this annual event. Anyone having food items to donate may bring the food to .he school at 2 p.m. This will greatly assist the group in charge of preparing the table displays. Persons unable to bring the food to the school and wishing it picked up may contact Mrs. John Slemko, Mrs. Irvin Pick- ering, Ilrs. John Unger, Mrs. Frank F. Wiens and Mrs. Bert Donkersgoed, association pres- ident, all in Coaldale, or Mrs. Dave Overn, Lethbridge. Many ethnic groups will be represented. Table captains are: Hungar- ian, Mrs. Garry Matolsci; Ukrainian, Mrs. Peter Zalaski; Dutch, Mrs. Bert Donkersgoed; Japanese, Mrs. Y. P. Matsumi- ya and Mrs. Tom Tsukishima; ilennoiu'te, Mrs. Jolin Gossen; Britisli Isles, Mrs. Frank F. Viens; Canadian, Mrs. George iegany and Mrs. Ken Smith. Mrs, Slemko says local mer- chant? are generous in their do- nations for the raffle. Tvelday, Mcmtl 4, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 f District News In Brief I Pincher Historical Society seeks grant for a book PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek and Dis- trict Historical Society h a s formed a local history commit- tee comprised of oldtimers and it will apply under the federal government's Now Horizon's Program for a grant to finance a local history of this commun- ity. It will include everyone with- in Pincher Creek MD. The group has already start- ed collecting family and com- munity histories. Many oldtimers have been contacted but it is the desire of the group that no one be missed. Any dccendents of those who were here before 1910 and have not been contacted may get in touch with Mrs. Ilia White at 627-4379. Coaldale hospital has deficit Picture Bulle trophy winners PICTURE BUTTE (IINS) The annual trophy presentation banquet of the Picture Butte Fish aiul Game Association was held recently at Lee's Pal- ace here. Winners of trophies were: Trout, Joe Mrak; pike, Frank Thomas, ling, Eddie Davis, perch, Ted Sobczak; and phea- sant, Bill Cribbage tournaments arc being held in the library every other Sunday. Winners so far are Mrs. Harriet Karl, Don Remple and Mrs. Asia Hage. A fishing derby was held re- cently at Williams Lake. Win- ners were: First fish caught, Bobby Davis; biggest fish, Rick Davis (8 !bs., and most fisii caught, Mike Stefani- cik. Prizes will be presented at (he next fish and game meet- ing March 6. The next crib- bagc tournament is March 11. 'More is said than done' Warner Women of Unifarm name directors QUICK MOUNT ALTEViRTOR MOUNTS EASILY ON CARS, TRUCKS or TRACTORS Takes 110V out of the Altevertor Will operate any brush type motor or 11 Ov heating ele- menl, will operate welder using up to 3000 walls, with no damage to vehicle, aller- nafor or Idols. Lifetime guar- antee, a must for all farm, ranch or industrial vehicles. Sold exclusively at FA1RFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-6684 By PEARL LIEBELT Herald Service rerent meet- ing of the Warner Women of Unifarm elected Mrs. Hilda Elke, Mrs. Elsie Shumacher and Mrs. Helen Doenz as dir- ectors. The group met at the Mrs. Mary Hamling residence. Region 14 convention will be held in the Park Plaza Motor Hotel, Lethbridge, March 21. The delgate will be chosen later but everyone is encourag- ed to attend. Provincial handicraft lists will be made for each mem- ber. Miss Marilyn Tatem, Leth- bridge home economist, show- ed films and spoke on "Clothes Closet Ecology." "There is probably no satis- faction to equal the thrill of aking something out of nolh- Meets March 12 COLEMAN (CNP The annual meeting of all sub- divisions of Crowsnest Pass School Division No. U3 will he held in the Horace Allen School auditorium, Colcman, Monday, March 12, starting at 8 p.m. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Decoux, Rep., Blairmora Phone 562-7149 REPORT your to... The Lethbridcje Herald Correspondent in Your Area PICTURE BUTTE S. f. JOHNSON MRS. E. M. MARTIN (Special) PINCHER CREEK MRS. ED IUNN............ RAYMOND MRS. DELIA WOOIF MASIHASIN MRS. FRED MUELLER SHAUGHNESSY MRS. AUCE E. WADE....... SPRING COULEE MRS. RON HANSEN STAVELY MRS. VIOIET ClANCY Contact these people for your District or Classified Advertising I .trXjlA T IN i 732-4449 732-4401 627-3257 752-3054 647-2463 327-9661 758-6662 228-3920 News ing. It takes only a little ima- gination, time and patience1 to turn a 'hook hanger' (in your closet) into a smash hit for the fashion parade." Her suggestions were easy, informative and not costly. "oaldale Community Hospital lects Sawatsky, Regier, Jaiiz COALDALE (HNS) John iwatsky was elected and Pe- r Ilegicr and Jacob Janz re- ected board members for rce-year terms at the recent shareholders' meeting the Coaldale Community ospital Association. Elected as an alternate was acob Dick. Others on the board are eorge B. Schmidt, president; ohn F. Dyck, Jake Janzen and enry Allert. The meeting was attended y about 30 persons. There arc 26fi comn shares held by shareholders in the association, Rev. II. P. Nikkei spoke on "Vision, Venture and emphasizing the vision and venturing rf our forefathers. Vesper means evening. Mr. Nikkei stated it was good when a person could look back and say "I have invested and not lived my life in vain." To invest in helping others is important, he said. Mr. Nikkei challenged mem- bers to continue to have vi- sion and venture forth in this hospital endeavor. The next meeting will be held March 28 at the home of Mrs. Elsie Shumacher. The motto for the day was, "After all is said and done, more is said than Six members and four visi- tors answered the roll call telling about "The job I leave undone." Section 13 of the Unilarm constitution, can be was read. Project of the organization for 1973 will be giving kindness to a shut-in. These visits and acts of kindness are to be enter ed in a scrapbook or record hook. COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Community Hospital, with a 1972 budget of has a deficit of about In Ms annual president's re- port, George .B. Schmidt said the department of health will not pick'up the deficit. The Town Coaldale and County of Lethbridge have been approached to share the deficit, Mr. Schmidt noted the Alber- ta Hospital Services Commis- 'jSion budgetted a deficit or the Coaldale hospital, not aking into account deprecia- ion and equipment. A new automatic developer vas installed and was spent on plant equipment and maintenance. At the hospital last year, (figures in brackets denote 19715: There were 689 patients admitted adult days tal- Michel-Natal hospital parley set NATAL (HNS) The annual meeting of the Michel-Natal District Hospital Society will be held Sunday, March 11, at p.m. in the Civic Centre Spanvood. Annual dues of per per- son for 1973 are due. The slogan this year is "sup port your hospital society am help get your new hospita here." Wayne Gougli is LDS bishop TADER (HNS) Wayne L. Sough has been installed bis- hop of the LDS Taber Third Word. Counsellors to Bishop Gough arc Dale E. Clifton and Glenn Harding. The ward executive secre- tary is Ellys D, Piepgrass. Released after four years in office were Bishop Dennis C. Bennett and counsellors Linden D. Litchtield and Murray F. Wilde. Ward clerks Allen D. West and Arnold M. Conrad will con- tinue in office, as will the ward's auxiliary organizations officers except where changes are required due to the changes now made in the chief admini- strative officers. lied newborn days was 289; live births were 50, up from 34 in 1971. Both in-patients and out-pa- tients were down from 1971, in- patients, 233, and out- patients 124, Daily patient census was 15. Average length of, stay for adults 7.4 (7.5) days; for new- borns it was 5.8 compared to C.S in 1971. 139 frost-free days TABEU (HNS) The Taber rrigalion District has report- the average rainfall during 12 year period was 10.1 iches. For the past foui1 years it vas only 8.30 inches. During the past year, a total if 139 frost-free days occurred vhen temperatures were not Delow 28 degrees falirenheit. Receipts for the sale of water ast year amounted to and from other sources 872 for a total of Expenditures stood at 110. At the year-end, with no debt Hospital occupancy rate Explained Taber Pioneers annual parley March 11 TAKER (FINS) A socia evening and the annual meet have been scheduled by tin T.-.bor Pioneer Club. 1 tarry B. Myers, secretary says a slate of officers for th< coming year will be revealei at the annual meeting Sunday March 11. A dance will be held Friday March 30, at the communil; fridilorium with the Mom nni Dads Orchestra providing the music. wing, the district's net worth vas placed at inehid- ng the total irrigation system allied at Accounts receivable Dec. 31 otalled TABER tor David P. Turtle has ex- plained why there was a lower wcupancy rate at the Taber General Hospital last year. He suggested one of the fac- .ors was the reduced number of native workers in the district which reduced hospital use. Also contributing to Uie low- er rate was the loss of four doctors. Mr. Turtle says the Taber General Hospital was able to offer continuing services. De- partments operating are med- irine, surgery, pediatrics, in- tensive care, obstetrics, emer- gency services, physiotherapy, x-ray and laboratory. "The people of the district have a fine hospital of which they can be said Mr. Turtle. lie said the local hos- pital is able to offer services within Uie scope of any general hospital of comparative size. Linda ivins boohs worth STIRLING (IINS) Enter- ing contests can pay off, Grade 11 student Linda Nagy has found out. Although she did not come out the big winner of the Pills- bury original recipe contest, she was awarded six books pertaining to proper meal-plan- ning, budgeting and including many tasty treats. These are valued at She also got a recipe booklet of the 25 finalists of whom she was one. This booklet can be obtained by sending in two labels to the Pillsbury company. Miss Nagy's "Sesame Tuna Rolls and the other finalists recipes are pictured and printed along with a brief note about each contestant. It started back in Octohei when she saw the contest ad vertiscment. lev. Jim Hagel outlines plans COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Rev. Jim Hagel, parish priest n the Crowsnest Pass for sev- iral years, spoke at a meeting if 60 people in the Coleman Catholic Hall. Father Hagel showed slides in Malawi and gave a talk on he work he proposes to do here while on his mission. Rev. Patrick O'Dpnohue of Vulcan and Rev. Louis Cassidy, chaplain of the Lethbridge jail will leave Canada March 5 for Malawi. Rev. Tim Connelly, priest who is replacing Rev. Hagel, recently returned from seven years service in and Dther parls of Africa. Smiths win father, sons spiel event CARMANGAY (HNS) The Carmangay Curling Club's three day bonspiel drew 38 rinks in four events. An unusual draw was made up of a father skipping and three sons playing. Skip Earl Smith and sons Ladcll, Darrel and Lyle of Champion defeated skip Lcn Fraser and sons Jim, Larry and Douglas of Carmangay. graiit for 'tourism NATAL (HNS) After hear- ing where its grant money went last year through the Kootcnay and Boundary Chambers of Commerce tourist committee, the board of the Regional Dis- trict of East Kootenay passed a similar grant for 1973 prac- tically without comment. The RDEK board approved a grant of lor the commit- tee's activities. Other funds come from the two other re- gional districts involved, Koo- tenay Boundary and Central Koolenay, and from private sources, to make up 40 per cent of Ihc budget. The pro- vincial government, through the department of travel indus- try, provides CO per cent. EDGE FERNIE NATAL (HNS) Playing in exhibition basketball at the Sparwood gym recently Spar- u'ood senior men kept their winning ways intact as they edged the visiting Fernic se- nior men by 57-55. Take it to the leader. 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