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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, March 9, 1974 LETHBRIDQE HERALD The South In short Rodeo group head named PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Jesse McCollister of Pincher Creek was recently named student president of the Alberta High School Rodeo Association. Marilyn Wheatly of Standard was named secretary. The National Rodeo -finals will be held this year from Aug. 5 to 11 at Tomah, Wise. The State of New Mexico has given a big boost to the National High School Rodeo Association committee by announcing a grant of million to help defray expenses of the 1975 finals. Lions club elects president STIRLING (HNS) Grant Nelson has been named president of the recently reorganized Stirling Lions Club Other officers are Don Chnstensen, first vice president; Kenny Peterson, second vice president, Boyd Hirsche, secretary; and Dan Pengilly, treasurer. Any Kupecz is tail-twister. Coaldale trustees to meet COALDALE The annual will be held March 8 at 7.30 meeting of the Coaldale separate school district No. 73 p m at St Joseph's School. Ammonia plant plans proceed BROOKS Pan Canadian Petroleum Limited has announced that a letter of intent has been signed to initiate the engineering necessary for the design and construction of an ammonia plant in the Brooks area. It is considered the site will be in an area between Brooks and Bow City. Scheduled for a startup in 1976, the plant is expected to cost about million and will produce anhydrous ammonia in the initial stages and ultimately will produce ammonium nitrate and urea. Brooks packer to open plant BROOKS Lakeside Packers, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeside Farm Industries, is scheduled to open March 18 almost a year to the day after construction began. The 5 million plant will be managed by John McKinnon, formerly of Calgary and now of Brooks. The slaughtering plant is designed to handle head per week once it is rolling at capacity Initial operations will include killing and shipping carcasses and primal cuts. Raymond rink renovated RAYMOND (HNS) skate on and everyone hopes Renovations to the Raymond that the people of Raymond Skating Rink are now win Use it frequently. The completed and the rink is open f f wU, fe fa ,d to public skating. K B The artificial ice is ready to June 28. Lundbreck principal retires PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Peter Iwasamk, principal of the Livingstone School of Lundbreck since 1954, recently resigned effective at the end of the school year. Town lot sales approved NANTON Six applications for purchase of town lots were approved recently by town council. Council discussed the proposed mobile home park development in the Slade subdivision and decided to inspect mobile home parks at WALTER'S UPHOLSTERY Car Smte Expwt Work PHONE 345-3488 Calgary before taking any action Council has applied for recreation grants under the provincial "project co- operation" plan. One is to fix the roof of The Hub and the other is to purchase a new motor for the arena ice plant. COVERS AREA The Baffin Island National Park covers square miles in an area noted for fjords and deeply carved mountains. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERMOM DECOUX. Slrtrmoff) 54J-21O w Report your news The Lcthbruigc Herald Correspondent in Your Area 1TABER MOSSOiaa ........................................223-2252 TURIN MRS. PAUL JUHAR ................................7JS-43M I TYRELL'S LAKE MRS. HOWARD HAMUNQ ...........................M2-22S1 VAUXHALL WARNER MRS. KARL LIEBEJ.T...............................M2-M10 1SPARWOOO Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising Service award County of Forty-Mile Reeve Dan Vanden Berg presents a 15-year service pin to Coun. William Kenneth Babe, chairman of the county council muni- cipal committee. Coyote flats was appropriate name By MARIE SORGARD Herald Correspondent IRON SPRINGS (HNS) "Coyote Flats was well named. All you could see were thousands of cattle, coyotes, and rattlesnakes, when I came here with my family in says Joe Tennant, 82. The Tennants came from Kagawong, Manitoulin Island, Ont. He can still remember driving cattle across the prairie from Lethbridge to the farm of an uncle, Clarence Hunt, and then driving them another 11 miles southeast to the Iron Springs area, which was known as Coyote Flats. That same fall, at the age of 13, he broke the first 10 acres of sod in the district. His father sat in the back of a wagon and sowed the grain by hand from a tub. It was a very dry year and the grain did not come up At the age of 17 years he went to work at the Archie McKerncher ranch at Pincher Creek. After a few weeks he grew a mustache, hoping to add age to his appearance and at the same time hoping to discourage visitors from continually asking where the "boss" was. Three years later he came back to Iron Springs to haul lumber for the Nolan bridge which was then being built However, it was not long untii he returned to the McKerncher ranch again, this time as manager. A few years later he came back to Iron Springs again and bought a farm from an uncle. In order to supplement his income he helped draw lumber from Commerce for the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation project in 1921-1922. He continued to farm until 1962. Then he and his wife retired and moved to Lethbridge. He and his wife, the former Edna Blackmore, whom he married in 1924, were very active in the community. He was an enthusiastic worker in the Iron Springs United Church, serving as an elder on the board of the session, as Sunday school superintendant, and teacher of the atiult Sunday School class Following the death of Mrs. Tennant in 1968, he continued to look after his home and his rose gardens in Lethbridge for the next four years until illness overtook him. He now resides at the Southland Nursing Home. Despite ill health he maintains a cheery disposition and is always ready to share a bit of wisdom and humor with friends and relatives. One daughter, Norma Owens, lives at Magrath, while his other daughter, Thelma Bailey, lives at Camrose. He also looks forward to visits from six grandchildren and his great grandchild. Mini-Games co-ordinator named at Pincher Creek PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Vivian Judd was recently appointed co-ordinator for the 1974 Southern Alberta Winter Mini-Games for the Pincher Creek MD. As co-ordinator. her duties will include the organizing and promoting of the games. The mini-games will be a dry run for the 1975 Canada Winter Games and will present an opportunity to try out media results, communications. Forty-Mile prepares for warm-up FOREMOST (Staff! County of Forty-Mile Coun. Russell Scratch says he hopes athletes throughout the county will take part in the 1974 Southern Alberta Winter Mini- Games being held on two weekends. March 29 and 30 and April 5 and 6. The county is one of 10 divisions in Southern Alberta and has been tagged Alberta, with other divisions each representing a province. "After they gave us that nice name we decided we should make an effort to said Coun Scratch Reeve Dan Vanden Berg said. "Every year we have gone along with it. 1 think we should go along with it again." Coun Scratch noted the Taber MD has been tagged Quebec He said one problem is to get space for practices as school gyms are 'booked up with intramural sports. officiating, ceremonies and protocol. Due to the lack of facilities, southern Alberta is only able to follow through with eight of the 16 sports for the mini- Games and they are: badminton, basketball, curl- ing, hockey, speed skating, table tennis and volleyball. It was felt that because the required equipment for these sports were available, that there should be sufficient athletes to make the 1975 Games. The 1974 mini-games weill be held March 29 and 30 and April 5 and 6 in different localities in southern Alberta. Prior to these dates each region is responsible through local competitions to chose athletes that will represent its region Health care complex plan 'staggers imagination' BROOKS The scope of the proposed Brooks Health Care Complex staggers the imagination, says hospital board chairman Paul Bartlett. Speaking to a meeting of the Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Bartlett The Herald- District Hospital board supports Taber nursing home plan Support for construction of a 50-bed nursing home in Taber was given this week by the Lethbridge Municipal, Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home district Board. At the special meeting between the LMH board and Taber hospital board a resolution was passed that "appropriate steps" be taken for establishment of the facility. LMH board chairman John Moreland said Thursday the first priority will be to get approval for the structure from the Alberta Hospital Services Commission. The commission must approve financing before anything more can be done, Mr. Moreland said The board will also be looking at the feasibility of letting the Taber board form its own nursing home district. The LMH board now has jur- isdiction over nursing homes in the Taber district. According to the resolution the nursing home care facility can be either a separate nursing home or a wing join- ed to Taber's existing hospital The latter would provide nursing home care, active treatment, and auxiliary care in one building. Recreation complex cost estimated at million BROOKS Total cost of a proposed recreational complex here is recreational complex planning committee members District calendar The annual 4-H beef club pancake supper will be held in the Raymond United Church March 12 the Highwood Social Credit Association will meet at 8 p.m. Monday at Elwyn Evan's home, two miles southwest of Millarville A come-and-go tea honoring Nora Tighe and Wilf and Katherine Turnbull will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. March 13 at Mrs. Dean Richardson's home at Nanton a Catholic Women's League bake sale will be held at 2 p.m. March 16 in the Nanton Legion Hall.. there will be a hockey tournament at The Hub, Nanton, March 16 and 17 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with two tournaments involving four Bantam and four Pee Wee teams field Officer G. R. Stewart will explain the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement in sessions at Magrath from to 11 a.m. and at Cardston from 1 to p.m., both in the town hall and both on Thursday, March 14 Milk River Belles and Beaux square dance club will bold its regular dance Tuesday at 8 p m. in the Milk River Elks's hall. have announced Finance chairman Ray Barnes says the committee suggests an initial outlay of This would include construction of the entire complex shell, a covered swimming pool, auxiliary arena and a curling rink. The entire shell should be built, says the committee, in order to insure the eventual completion of an "attractive, serviceable recreational racihty." The committee suggested a cost breakdown of in donations from businesses, groups and individuals locally, in various provincial and federal grants and debentured over 25 years. "These said committee chairman Russell Wiebe, "are merely estimates and may or may not be accurate, depending on the direction the complex takes from here." Cowley voters favor phone service change PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Telephone customers of Cowley have voted 93 per cent in favor of extended flat rate calling to Pincher Creek. The ballot return was 78.5 per cent. AGT will now proceed with engineering and installing of equipment to launch the service Sept. 17, 1975. The Pincher Cmk Skitiij dub will hold its annual Ice Revue. March 9th. 1974. Starting at p.m. at tin Mimorial Community Centra Arena Thta Sanctioned bjr C.F.S.A. NOTICE The Electrolysis Epilation Clinic Wulm Lrt. IS NOW OPEN FOR THE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE OF PERMANENT HAIR REMOVAL This is one of the largest clinics in western Canada and features the latest SS-69 instantron epilator exclusively. For Consultation Without ObHoation call in at 212 PROFESSIONAL BLDQ. 740 4th Avenue South OR PHONE FOR APPOINTMENT 328-4800 Barbara J. Barton Registered EJectrolojlst HEAD OFFICE CALGARY said the proposed complex is "a pilot projert in Alberta." The planned complex has provision for support services such as the Medicine Hat Health Unit, a large pediatric department, interchangeable medical, surgical and obstetric facilities for patients requiring active treatment, facilities for patients requiring rehabilitation, mental health service, provision for Alcoholics Anonymous, pre- natal clinics, clinical diagnostic and other support services as may be approved. "We are looking at a health care said Mr. Bartlett, "which is occupied with a get-well concept It is not just another institution for hospitalizing patients." He said the complex is being considered in the light of 140 beds to care for the health needs of the community including the nursing home. The nature of hospitalization has changed dramatically to place emphasis on home or ambulatory care rather than institutionalizing patients, he said. Every suggestion on the local level will be considered. He said a start on construction is expected in early September Mr. Bartlett said furnishings will be the responsibility of the hospital Nanton stops tax discount NANTON Town council has passed a new bylaw that discontinues the five per cent discount on current property and business taxes. The new bylaw requires that the net amount of taxes be paid up to Aug. 31 each year. From Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 each year a penalty of four per cent will be added to all current property and business taxes remaining unpaid. A saving of about four mills can be realized by taxpayers under the new bylaw. A survey advised council that very few municipalities in the province provide for a discount for payment of current taxes. and the nursing home. But facilities such as the beauty parlor will De furnished by the public. Town okays water project BROOKS council plans to borrow to upgrade the east Brooks water system. First reading has been given to the borrowing bylaw It will be passed by council after approval is granted by the Local Authorities Board. A larger pump and motor will be installed at Lake Newell and at the filtration plant (south Brooks) to supply more water to the east side of town where the most extensive development program is in progress. COMPLETE HOMEOWNERS' INSURANCE AT LOWER RATES HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 -3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777- ABSTAINER'S INSURANCE COMPANY only Canadian Company providing automobile and flra exclusively to r THE AUCTION 2508 2nd Ave. N. LETHBRIDGE BLOCK License No. 077855 SATURDAY. MARCH 16 -11 a.m. We are pleased to offer for auction a large home dispersal sale including many antiques, Canadiana and collectables a partial list is as follows: Baycrest Gold' electric range (like Westing- house double door 'Harvest Gold' fndge. 3-piece 'Knechtel toasted walnut bedroom suite including bookcase bed and Simmons beauty rest box spring and mattress, 4 piece com- pleie walnut bedroom suite. 4 piece walnut vanity style bed- room suite. Beatty automatic electric dryer. 8' x 10' oval carpet. V.king portable TV. walnut chma cabinet hutch Kitchen Aid dishwasher. Brentwood component stereo, walnut mirrored dresser, walnut 4 drawer dresser. 3 maple chests of drawers 5 piece chrome suite. Spanish style lamp table, walnut French Provincial coffee table oak round front china cabi- net. 'Thistle' baby carnage, mirrored wardrobe, three tiered bookshelf. ANTIQUE AND CANADIANA brass bed. double brass bed. oak buffet, round oak table, assortment o! rockers (need wrought iron bed writs brass knobs, copper boiler, stone crocks. O3k arm chair, soup tureen, walnut turned floor lamp, large amount ol 78 records, selection ol depression glass Atladln hanging lamp record player witti speakers, pair oerami'- top lamp tables bar-b-que. school type wan clock. floor polisher. GE carpel sweeper piani stand large framed mirror, chess set. 9eatty copper tub wrmger washer m good working order crib tent sleeping bags assortment 01 mechanics tools lawn mowpr quantity of new house doors assortment of rugs and drapes large assortment of new sealed windows PLUS MUCH MORE! Safe wfll be sold by catalogues, available et the Auction Block, and as this is en exceptionally fine quality sale, we wfll have viewhiQ Friday evening, March 15th, from 7 to 10 p.m. AUCTIONEER JOHN BEREZAY, No 067449 ;