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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedimday, Monh 7, 1973 THE LE7HBR1DGE HERALD 3 Six-year-old Gordon Taylor finds crocuses MAGRATH (HNS) Six- year-old Gordon Taylor has found crocuses iit Ureir gar- den. He made the delightful dis- covery of four white crocuses and one mauve flower re- cently. Surely this is a sign o! spring. Today's snow? Ignore it! Lo-o-ong Sun cap spurs smile Al Beallie. Alberla Whcal Pool public relations of- ficer, svears a Taber souvenir Lo-o-ong Sun cap. II was presented to him by Taber MD reeve Clarence M. Jesper- oen during his recsnt appearance at Taber and District Chamber of Commerce annual banquet. To show movie FOREMOST (Special) The Foremost Lions Club will show the movie A Choice of Fu- tures at its meeting Tuesday, March 13, at the Foremost Community Hall. The 20-minule lilm will be howii at 8 p.m. in the Lodge Hoom. Superintendent of schools Wf Elle will be present. Members of the County of 40' Mile educational study commit- ee are also expected. 'Pass historical society launched at recent meeting COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) About 25 Crowsnest Pass peo- ple met in the Crowsnest Con- solidated School recently to ac- cept a constitution formulated by a committee for the Crows- nest Pass Citizens Historical Society. A pro-tern committee com- prises Les Owen of Coleman; Mrs. Florence Kerr for Im- provement District No. 5; Fred Bradley of Blairmore; Mrs. Ella Bui-ton of Bellevue; anc Steve Oresl of Hillcrest. It lead the group until an elec- lion of officers is held. Next meeting will be held in the Crowsnest Consolidated School at p.m. Sunday March 25. More district oil page 11 Give hair dryer CARMANGAY ettes have presented a hai dryer for the Little Bow Hos pital for patients' use. They plan to purchase a larg electric frying pan for the hos pital kitchen. Plans were made to entertal members of the Little Boi Community Club later in th month in the recreation roon at the hospital. Tag all dogs GRANUM (HNS) The problem of dog control was dis- :ussed at the annual meeting of tlie Town ot Granum. Fifteen citizens were told a dogcatcher has been hired. All dogs must be licensed and re- strained. Mayor Edge Mohr reported all boulevard trees have been trimmed. Dead trees were replaced with Bussian Olives. The street oiling program, not completed in 1972, will go ahead this year. Alterations to the kitchen and washrooms in the hall arc being completed. Closing date for nominations for two councillors will be March 16. JEAN SWJHART Lionettes give Forl MacLeod tiny tots playground fort Macleod Lionettes, 20 members strong, take on jobs thai would frighten most organizations. Their Fort Macleod Centennial project, well on the way to completion, is a tiny tots playground with equipment valued at more than At a recant meeting they initiated new member Shirley Buswell, centre, front. Back row, from left, Anne March, Nina Bent, Betty Jordan, Gwen Chambers, Lilly Erickson and Eva Davis. Middle row, Pauline Harris, Vi Davis, Vicky Larson, Linda Lively and Gertrude Neddow. Seated at front, Vicky Scoll, Shirley Buswell and Virginia sen. Gwen Chambers Is the current president. They have agreed to look after patient services for the local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society. Two members, Mrs. Eva Davis and Mrs. Lilly Erickson, can be contacted by doctors, patients or families concerning this work. For the eigth con- secutive year, they are prepared to transport patients to the cancer clink for treatment. Agri short course set TABER (HNS) An agricul- tural short course will be held at the Vauxhall community centre Thursday, March 15, says Taber district agricul- turist Jl. Jamie Williamson. A women's program will be Iield at the same time as the men's livestock seminar. It will commence at a.m. Resource people will be from the Lethbridge research station and the agricultural depart- ment. Guide history given to library RAYMOND (HNS) A 10- year liislory scrap book of Ray- mond Girl Guides and Brownies was presented to the Raymond Public Library at the recent anniversary banquet. The Guide Companies and Brownie Packs were sponsored by the Young Adult Buddhist Association 10 years ago with 10 Guides and 15 Brownies. More than 80 girls have been given training. There have been 300 badges awarded during the 10 years. Tosh Takeda has been with (he girls throughout the dec- ade. Mrs. M. Scliill, deputy commissioner for the area, pre- sented Mrs. Takeda with a gift for her years of service. Alice Kamitomo presented gifts to the leaders. Girl Guide Julie Szpendyk gave the history of the Guides and Brownies in Raymond anc recalled many events. Mrs. Takeda spoke of the pleasure she had received while being a leader with the Guide Company. Piucher sportsmen to gather at church hall for awards PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pinchcr Creek Fish and Game Qlub's awards night will be held Saturday, March 24, at Kubasek wins event in skating PINCHER CREEK (Special) Pincher Creek Figure Skating Club's annual club competition was held recently. Seventy members particl paled in five events. Winners: Group A: Carol Ann Kuba sek; Michelle Labonte; and Di- ane Minion. Group B: Bruce Elliott; Patty Schiebout; and Kolhy Baxter. Group C: Tlosemary Halli- day; Bcrnice Cyr; and Caro! Telarico. Group E: Patty Pctrone- Larry Kekepf; and Vicki Dres sel. Group D: Gary Van Tol Cheryl Gorzitza; and Hollj Lyons. The annual ice carnival wil be held Marcli 31 in lire Me morial Community Centre Arena. This year's theme Circus Daze, should some good entertainment. p.m. in the United Church all. Fish awards will be trophic, and china trophy plates. Thes' will be presented for lak rout, rainbow trout, dolly var en, whileflsh and pike. Game awards will be tro ihies for first and china plates or second. These will be pre enled for elk, whRetail, mul leer, caribiu, antelope, moose sheep and bear. The deadline for entries ilarch 10 at 6 p.m. at th Wrangler's Wearhouse, Pinch er Creek. Only those members wh }tirchased their cards prior Sept. 1, 1672, are eligible. All game must be tagged an identified (date of kill, Jocatio membership, number, licenci and tag All heads must be clean. The evening Mill begin a roast beef dinner, followed 1 a tall tales contest. Tom Baleman of the Fi: and Wildlife Huniirr Tr.-iinii program will speak. Don Walper will be master ceremonies. Mrs. Karreu receives Red Cross funds PICTURE BUTTE (Special) At their monthly meeting, in- vidual members of the MIX- iary to the Picture Butte Hos- ital offered to canvass the own on behalf of the Canadian .ed Cross during March. Mrs. .Lucille Karren will re- ceive the money up to March 10. Then Mrs. Audrey Martin will act as treasurer for the canvass. The date for the annual Flo- rence Nightingale Tea and Ba- zaar, to be held at the hospital, was set for Thursday, May 10 No raffle will be conducted this year. St. Patrick's favors were pre- pared for the patients, to bi distributed personally by aux iliary members on the "day o Hie Irish." Mrs. Sheets leads prayer service PICTURE BUTTE (Special) In Our to the loly Spirit, to ourselves, to oth- rs, was the theme of this World Day of Prayer. Olhcr church groups here ac- cpted the invitation of the ron Springs UCW to join in a united service of prayer and worship at the Iron Springs United Church. Mrs. Melvin Sheets led the service. It was the first service of this kind to be held in the area for about 10 years. All were inspired by the chal- lenge brought by Mrs. Velva Haney in relation to what wom- en can do here and now. The unity, inspiration, and fellowship, over afternoon tea afterwards, were all convincin factors in an effort to mak this an annual event here one again. The offering of will gi together with world-wide co lections received, to assist i promoting the gospel and mee ing human need throughout tl world, through the Women's I ter-Church Council. Coaldale hospital spending reviewed COALDALE (HNS) to- tal operating budget for the D o a Id ale Community Hospital ast year was with the largest slice going into salaries, administrator Frank F. Wiens noted in his recent annual re- port. Mr. Wiens said costs and "days slay per admission" are among the lowest in the prov- ince and much below the pro- vincial average. The "in-patient earnings" cat- egory has decreased much since 1969 due to rates levied as set by the province. In 1969 it was per admission and per day. In 1972 .the amount charged was a set for admission only. The "in-pa- lient earnings" in 1972 were 037 compared to in 1969. (AH figures in brackets fol- lowing denote amount for Basic government gran Is were The special day granls were discontinued. Daily cost of an occupied bed was It costs for an empty bed. These are both be- ow the provincial and Cana- dian average ccsis. Average complement of staft in 1972 was 23 full-time and four part-time workers. Total hours worked was To show slides oil Jerusalem COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Rev. Dennis McDonald of Cal gary and formerly of Blair- more will speak at a meeting in the Coleman Catholic Hal! Sunday, March 11, at p.m. Father McDonald will speak and show slides on his recent trip to Jerusalem. All are in- vited to attend this event. Father will be re- placing Rev. Tim Connelly as parish priest while Rev. Con nelly attends a meeting of fh< Holy Spirit Fathers at Toronto from March 8 to 13. Cuttle feeders meet Friday at Pincher PINCHER Hirel- ing of the Alberta Gallic Feed- ers Association has been call- ed for the J1D Building hero Friday nighl at 7 o'clock. The meeting is open to any- one interested in the cattle feeding business and associa- tion officials are hopeful of a large turnout for discussion on several related subjects. Radio OVER 110 STORES COAST TO COAST IN CANADA. Laundry production was 26 ons, costing 11 cents per poun and up one-half a cent fro 1971. Each patient was said lave required 10 pounds "sundry each day. Mr. Wiens and members Hie board roted the costs aundry is so economically fea- sible for the hospital it has de- cided not to join in with the re- gional hospital laundry services being established at the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital. Total food costs were (up two cents) for meals served, costing 53 cents each. Cost of drugs remained static at or about 91 cenls per patient day. Mr. Wiens said projections show cost.1! as well as revenue would increase in 1973. There had been no indication to date of the amount of in- crease of government support. la referring to the def- icit. Mr. Wiens contributed that partly to "out-patient earnings" having been lower in 1972 than had been predicted. Mr. Wiens gave special men tion of appreciation to the board. He said: "These men have spent much time and effort in shoulder i n g Iheir responsibili- ties in the managing of the hos- pital and related services." SAVE '14.05 Fine Component-Quality Stereo Realistic ClaTinatts.It-nirr fine compact phono, a perfect "building block" for iho stereo buff who plans to add to his system, Full-size ESR 4-speed automatic chanter plays ALLrecords.shuis off automatically afteriastrecord.Acoustically matched S" speaker system, with ceramic magnets. 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