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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta DELEGATE - Leo Ellert Of MUk River will represent district 27 at UFA'S annual meeting in Calgary March 16. 17 and 18. Mr. Ellert will be among 70 delegates and directors attending the meetings which will declare re-bates and patronage dividends to be paid to UFA member - customers on 1970 business. Sparwood junior girls are (slipping NATAL (HNS) - Playing to junior high school basketball, Sparwood teams hosted Jaffray Juniors and travelled to play Coleman juniors. Junior girls went down to defeat by a 22 - 16 score to Jaffray. Brenda Downey with eight and Marilyn Downey with five were high scorers for the losers. Junior boys kept up their winning ways as they scored a one - sided 26-5 win over Jaffray. Stu Mitchell with six and Randy with five points were tops. At Coleman in the Crowsnest Consolidated High School auditorium Sparwood Juniors split two games. In the first junior girls battled on even terms for three quarters of the game before bowing to the Coleman gals 29-9. Marilyn Downey netted five points. Sparwood Junior boys, who have lost but a single game this season, scored a 21 - ll win over Coleman. Stu Mitchell netted 13 points. District doings Register pupils COALDALE (HNS) - Registrations of children in Coaldale and district who will be commencing school in September are now being accepted by Peter Slemko, principal of John Davidson School and James Parks, principal of the R. I. Baker School in Coaldale. Heads UCW GRANUM (HNS) - Mrs. A. Dunlop recently was elected president of the Granum United Church Women. Other officers: secretary, Mrs. L. Bailey; treasurer, Mrs. K. Peterson; program and devotional, Mrs. F. Blair, Mrs, E. Griffey and Mrs. E. Mohr; social conveners, Mrs. C. Per-ret, Mrs. S. Byer, Mrs. M Neu-feld, and Mrs. H. Schlossburg-er. Mrs. F. Blair showed slides taken during a recent trip to Mexico. Sportplex fund COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale Sportsplex Fund now has reached $41,000, Bill Holmes, chairman of the Coaldale Sportsplex Fund-Raising committee, recently said. Mr. Holmes said another $20,' 000 was expected in grants. He said some participation is taking place in the One Dollar A Week Club since the brochures had been sent out. The Sportsplex is to be fi nanced mainly on.donations. Blades win FORT MACLEOD (Special) - The Bantam Blades, Fort Macleod's representative in the provincial Bantam B playoffs, defeated the Canmore Bantams 8-4 in the Fort Macleod Arena Saturday. Kelly O'Sullivan was the top shooter for Fort Macleod with two goals and two assists. Jim Sluka, with a three-goal performance was the top scorer for, Canmore. The two teams resume the two-game total-point series in Canmore March 6. Came in a covered wagon OARDSTON (HNS) - Mr. and Mrs. Arlen Wiggell celebrated their diamond weddinig with their familiy in the Card-ston Municipal Hospital where Mr. Wiggell has been a patient for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Wiggell were married 60 years ago in Kimball. She is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Levi Wheeler who came by covered wagon with their four children from Hooper, Utah, when she was just four years old. i to mini LIVESTOCK BUYERS ttARHTOBUYCATTUC, MOOS AND SHBEP beme, �ee4 lew mt ��MIms* prefer to 31 ID M - - - ^IMTUMMI. MEAT PACKCKS us BmmAmv. Dept. 1 -2 an, mo. mi t Mr. Wgigell at the age of two years came with his parents and two children from Layton, Utah. They also came in a covered wagon. A short time after their marriage, Mr. Wiggell went to the southern states where he served as a missionary for the LDS Church. Upon his return they moved to Del Bonita where they farmed for 20 years. They moved to Card-ston in 1946. They had six children-Mrs, Eld on (Ruby) Kirby of Kalispel, Mrs. June Kearl (deceased), Jerry of Calgary, Mrs. LaMont (Phyllis) Leavitt of Leavitt, Willard (Bill) of Card-ston and Mrs. (Edgar (Iris) Henry of Del Bonita. They have 27 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. OPENING SET NOBLEFORD (Special) -The grand opening of the No-bleford Food Market has been set for March 11,12, and 13 and not as previously reported. The new owners are Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Fix, formally of Calgary. I OPEN TONIGHT I IN THE DOGHOUSE over your INCOME TAX If you're driving your family crazy grouching about lax problems and technical language, .there's a quick, inexpensive way out. Take your tax to Block! You'll be back in good graces 'again! -See your nearest Block office TODAY! COMPLETE 0 RETURNS  LIFE � OUARANTfE , We guarantee accurate preparation of every to* return. If we moke any errors that coit you eny penalty or interrlt, we will pay the penalty or tntereit. CineaVt largest Tax Service with over 4000 offices In North America Canada's largest Tax Service with over 5000 offices in North America. 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-5 Sat. - Phone 327-3712 �NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY CARNIVAL QUEEN - Miss Linda Cervo, seated at centre, is the Crowsnest Consolidated High School Winter Carnival Queen. She will reign over the upcoming 1971 carnival. At her left is second princess Barbara Broddy. Seated at her right I* first princess Linda Kostyniuk. Centre row, from left: Ha Walmsley, Trudy Kucik, Marie Des- -Vern Deeoux Photo ha rnais, Jackie Barnes (junior princess), Bernice Cerney and Deborah Loyer .Back row, from left: former queen Darlene Dziedzic of Bjairmore's Isabelle Sellon School, peppermint prince Michael Finn and Judy Kubica, former queen of Coleman's Horace Allen School. The event included a dance. Not one failure in 75 exams NOBLEFORD (Special) -The annual meeting of Noble Central School, Nobleford School District No. 2243, was held at the school recently. It was reported that 62 per cent of tiie pupils are vanned to school. The school population Is steadily growing. The teaching staff of 12 and Mrs. Luella Sir-ay and Max Pharis as librarian and principal respectively are supported by six teachers who act as substitutes when the need arises. Mrs. M. Moulton continues to act as secretary. The custodians are Mr. and Mrs. H. Warmink and the students are bused by six capable drivers. Of the 12 graduates in 1970, seven received matriculation standing. There was not one failure In the 75 departmental papers written. Rosemarie Wiaind was the recipient of the Home and School Scholarship, the Noble Cultivators* Scholarship and the Alberta Hotelmen's Scholarship. According to a cost break- Napi probes hunting March 10 PINCHER CREEK (Special) - The Napi Friendship Association's Project ABC on wildlife and hunting will be held in the Brocket Kindergarten basement, Wednesday, March 10, at 8 p.m. C. G. Campbell, provincial administrator for lands and forests, will be on hand to answer questions and discuss a variety of related subjects. Reaches $1,000 COALDALE (HNS) - The Kinsmen trust fund now has reached the $1,000 mark, Doug Ober, president, recently told the gathering present at the public meeting and workshop on recreation held recently. The fund was continued after the $10,000 donation was given to the Coaldale Sporstplex fund in December. Mr. Ober said the Kinsmen $100 Club is also still active. The money goes towards the Sportsplex facilities too. The club contributed $1,000 to the development of the Rodeo and Gymkhana grounds in 1970. They have agreed to give another $600 to this1 project in the current year. down of the four county schools, only $3,000 was spent on improvements at Noble Central and this has led to a great deal of repairing to be done this coming summer. The school facilities are being used more frequently by community organizations such as arte and crafts, ladies keep-fit, TOPS, men's basketball, the 4-H club, rural telephone company meetings, youth groups and the various banquets. The county is going to look into the feasibility of purchasing six school buses, to be used in the Nobleford area. This is to be a pilot project in re- Elect De Anna CRANBROOK (SpeciaD-Kootenay Provincial NDP Association has elected Ezner De-Anna of Natal its new president Also elected were vice - president Jim Patterson, Kimber-ley, secretary Harry Mathias, Cranbrook, treasurer Clarence Picad, Cranbrook; organizer is Gail Vallance, Fernie, membership chairman Mrs. Mathias and provincial council delegate Mr. Patterson. Clark attends NATAL (HNS) - Sparwood Community Development Association "get - to - know - one -another" coffee parties continue to be held, one at the home of Mrs. J. D. Smith and hosted by Mrs. Smith, Mrs. E. Wood and Mrs. K. More. Twelve attended. Present was Community Development Officer Dick Clark who handed out lists of servicemen and lists of activities in the area and asked the women to write down any complaints about Sparwood for the betterment of the community, SIMPSONS Solves Hot Water Problems PRICES START AS LOW AS Call 328-9231 For Fast, Low Cost Installation gards to actual cost of owning or renting. The cost sheet of the County of Lethbridge showed the cost per student at Noble Central is the lowest in the county. Principal Max Pharis thanked the local board for.all the assistance given the staff and students in the operation of Noble Central. He has resigned the position of principal effective June 30, but will continue as a staff member. Stake conference TABER (HNS) - Elder Mark Peterson, a member of the Council of Twelve Apostles, of the LDS Church, will speak at the Taber Stake conference Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and 1.4, in Taber. Mr. Peterson has been a member of the council since 1944. He supervises missions of the church in the eastern United States. A former newspaper man, he is president of the Deseret News Publishing Co. and vice-president of the Newspaper Agency Corp. both of Salt Lake Citv. Monday, March 8, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HER AID - 3 Meet Thursday BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) -The Belle - crest Senior Citizens group will hold a meeting in the Bellevue Municipal building at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 11. All members and interested persons are urged to attend. Interview oldsters BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - A committee met recently to organize a canvass of the town of Blairmore to interview persons 60 years of age and over to get views on a senior citizens home for the Crowsnest Pass. The town was divided into sections. Local organizations are to be contacted immediately to get the canvass completed so that all returns can be received by March 29. Similar action is being taken in the other 'Pass towns. Residents who are to be contacted are urged to assist the interviewer in filling out the questionnaire sheets which will only indicate the need for a home, how many would enter if one is built here and other questions. The questionnaire does in no way obligate anyone. It is only a questionnaire to assess the need for a senior citizens home. Win first game NATAL (HNS) - Playing in Jaffray, Sparwood juniors girls and boys won both games as Sparwood girls won their first game of the season by edging Jaffray by 16-15. Aiding their initial win was an unusual incident when Jaffray scored into their own basket. Words Mary Kay Chala with six and Brenda Downey with five were high scorers. Sparwood junior boys defeated Jaffray by a 10 - point margin to the tune of 32-23. High scorers for the winners were Ross Travis with 11 points, Stu Miles with .10 points and Randy Beech netting six points. Sparwood senior teams gained a split in two games played against Kimberley. Sparw o o d girls went down to defeat at the hands of the Kimberley senior girls by a 37-25 score. Sparwood senior boys had little difficulty in defeating Kimberley 66-43. Marks birthday BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Mrs. Battiste Aschacher Blairmore oldtimer, market! her 84th birthday recently. A family supper was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sartoris of Blairmore. More than 40 of Mrs. Aschach-ers relatives, including daughters and grandchildren, attended the event. Mrs. Aschacher received many gifts, cards and good wishes. Bubble bursts NATAL (HNS) - It was Wonderful while it lasted, a plastic bubble around the new Catholic Church at Sparwood. . Inside, the men worked in comfort and warmth, protected from the icy blast of winter. But, little more than a day after it went up, the bubble, owned by the general contractor, Mod Industries, swayed precariously in the wind and then developed rips and collapsed. Workers used knives to get out from under, but no one was hurt. Think a bit about Alberta. Think a bit about'Blue*. ;