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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 1971 THf IfTHBRIOGt HEXALD 3 BISHOP DAVID EVANS MEETING and Richard Bradshaw of Magrath will attend the Bishop David Evans Family Association meeting held at April The late Bishop Evans had seven one of whom was Margaret Christine A the late Jane Evans Bradshaw of was born at Utah She was the wife of pioneer rancher Bradshaw and mother of south Alberta ranchers Max and Evans end seven A family tracing all descend is being compiled by Lela Lott of Silver trays presented to Gibson FORT MACLEOD Special The annual banquet of the Civil Senice Association was highlighted by presentations to two Irrigation Equipment RainbirdBuckner and Raintrol Sprinklers Dont start the season with worn out sprinkler trade for new tradein allowed for limited time BEFORE BUYING YOUR SPRINKLER IRRIGATION CHECK MAJORS ATTRACTIVE PRICES We use the best ALCAN aluminum tubing Major Irrigation 2125 2nd Avenue South PHONES 3275525 Gordon chairman o Branch presented engrave silver trays to Fred Gibson ani Ed He retired i November after serving shop blacksmith for 13 years Fred Gibson retired March 1 with 11 vears as Womersley and Mrs Gibson were given corsages b Len Ward Lethbridgi provincial executive membe of the Civil Service Associa presented certificates o merit to Joe Leth district foreman and Harry offic manager of the department o highways and museum display seen at Nobleford NOBLEFORD Alberta Caravan spent one da here The facilities ran to capaca throughout the with ove taxing of the facilities coni at about 7 causing som persons to have to wait in line From the Caravan travelled to Taber surplus climbs TABER HNS A cess of revenue over expend ures for 1970 boosted the ac umulated surplus of the Taber D to The MD reported at yearend j noUier special reserves ofl including set ide for road tax sale surplus and other ust as a re rve for uncollectable accounts which stood at on December reserve for uncollectable axes which amounted to 04 at and eserve for property acquired r The years expenditures of included for eneral r protection to persons and for public for 3 for social r for rec ation and community scr for hospital and ealth unit mtributed to capital and for home vners tax discount and dis ounts on current Revenue totalling ame from the ratepayers as axes in the amount of rom provincial government by ay of grants and miscellaneous sources in uding tax custom dividends d At the end of the the ID owed of which the ulk was funds reserved for ayment of a paving contract ot yet completed on the dis rict highway north of xtending east from Highway 36 toward Receivables include f debenture funds receiver ince January 1st to reimburse be MD for expenditures made on the Barnwell water and sew systems road grants earned in 1970 an tue from the provincial govern and loaned to thi Town of Taber against three annual grants of pledged oward the construction of the community The various portions of thi financial statement were pre sented and accepted at a re cent ratepayers meeting wher the report and that of the MD Agricultural Service Boar was also The ratepayers approved motion that the MD supporl existing recreational facilitie on an assessment not 1 exceed two mills or i any The implication of th motion with respect to the exis ing Regional Recreation Com mission will be studied bv th MD The motion was supported b ratepayers from Enchant whos initial motion was for a tw mill levy to be distributed pr portionally to the local govern ments for recreational purpo was 6Save Central School crv heard at Taber PINCHER CREEK Special An evening of films and dis ussion on cancer was held in MD Building recently LIFT FOR POOL Norman of Cran superintendant of Alberta Natural Gas Dresents Henry treasurer of the Crowsnest ass Swimming Pool Project with a cheque for the sum of to be added lo the pool Many industries in the Crowsnest Pass area have made sizeable contributions to the fund which is now only a from reaching the required amount to build Vern Decoux Photo short way the SK nS P Edd reported on the repwt covered nf Taber School Division No 6 operation of the Dhisiuns 11 penditures 01 and held at the W R schools emplouns 150 revenue of M M for a here i cmolmems which increased surplus of jneis suiooi ntrc dmng Electors as such laaed lni v e a r teacher qualifications and other pi m mcial grants numbers to exceed the brought in trustees and membcis of staff and and i aild requisition total attendance being just oxer reslllls over amounted to down from 20 scven ytara which for Questioned as to the necessity a in grad Proportions of the local roqui of destroying the old brick j uatlon sition paid by contributing mun building known as 3oalti also at both icipal governments weie MU School to make way for a new meetjngs reported on the gen of Taher 60 3 per cent for the trustees referred to a report from the Chief Building Inspector for the De partment that the school was unsuitable for further use though appealing structurally The transportation question drew the reply that a recent study into the economics of the system made by Medicine Hats tfansporattion supervisor would now be examined in and implemented in areas where costs could be The meeting of electors held Tuesday evening at Vauxhall fared no better than thc Taber with 21 people pre era operation and cost Town of Taber 31 3 per lions construction and mainten1 cent for Town of Yauv anceof trustee etchall B 3 per cent for tions and and Village of Grassy Lake The annual financial statei per cent for Cancer society program reviewed when John president of the Cancer and Miss Dianne Miss Hope of were in 80 per cent hike likely at Taber TABER HNS An 80 per cent increase in Taber General Hospitals supplementary requi sition against contributing mun cipal governments was strong y indicated at the recent meet ing of the hospital The hospital directors noted that the 1969 miUrate of mills had been reduced to mills in in view of the Department of Healths statement that there will be no increase in provincial money available to the hospital in 1971 over the board i faced with an assessment of just under 10 mills this year if the hospital is1 to operate without Contraceptives information for students I OPEN TONIGHT SNOWED IN ON YOUR INCOME TAX COMPLETE RETURNS No need to get lost in all the details of tax prepar BLOCK will quickly prepare your return and guarantee Its Make tracks 1o H R Its a good placa to place your GUARANTEE I I We guarantee accurate preparation of every ton If we make ony errors that cost you any penalty or we will pay that penalty or LOC K Canadas largesl Tax Service Wilh Over 5000 Olliccs in North America 815 THIRD SOUTH 99 95 Phone 3273712 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY Oliver reports lo Wl IRON SPRINGS HNS The Baltersea Womens Insti tute held its regular meeting recently at the home of Haney with 16 in atten Oliver reported on the 50Ui annual Alberto Womens Institute District 4 Kirby was ui charge of t h c program on Dick Haney spoke on citizen ship as it unites com and The entertainment prize was won by the two oclock prire by the hostess prize by Lunch was served by the Turin game club TURIN HNS The Turin Fish and Game Association will hold its regular meeting at March in the Turin School All members are urged to at CRANBROOK Special East Kootenay Medical Societj has launched a hot potato in its six school districts in pro posing to the various boards contraceptive information be made available to girl pupils Society president L M in his letter to the said the society resolu tion was to make the publi aware of lie need of pregnancj prevention as alternative to un wanted He termed such a measur was preventive medicine com parable to other preventive hy giene The letter contained that th proposal followed a practica look at todays sexual trend without but als looked at the medically dis tasteful position in which th profession is placed unde abortion on is a task far beyond Cranbrook school board star tied reaction was to refer th proposal to its district super mtendent of Pullingcr who has undertake to discuss it with the societ at Maich bi thought acceptance He said he considered the girls mother a more appropriate judge of need for such instruc tion and selection of the stage at which it might appropriately be given to her The exact and final millrate annot be established until the ontributing municipalities ad ise their equalized assess ments to the and until Jie Minister of Health puts his tamp of approval on the hos itals Con tributing municipalities jre the Taber Municipal Dis the Towns of Taber aw and the Village rassy Board chairman Thomas H Addy told the board that a pro est to the Minister regarding he small amount of equipmen grants had brough favorable and tha the equipment grant would re main at the board is insuf Jicient to maintain the stand ard of equipment required by the In view of the position which the hospital board find itself with pressures to reduc costs from the provincial gov eminent and pressures frorr professional staff and patients tor more the boar signified its intention to a tempt a definition of standard of patient care as they are t be applied lo Taber All interested bodies are to requested to give their view on the proposed standards f board information and possibl The local auditors Colleaux and Mills were reappointed t the position of hospital auditoi for and their report fo the past year was reviewed an accepted The directors heard a deleg tion from the professional sta regarding proposed changes staffing patterns in the chi drcns After the deleg lions representations w e r staled and the boar ordered I hat full registere nurse coverage on a 24hoi basis should be continued this A leave of absence policy cs1 lablishcd by the board pro1 rides for a compulsory six months leave in cases of preg a previous motion to prepare a brief for submission to the new Health Commission was and the execu five was authorized to submit the boardamended brief to the re full health ser Plan camping March at Coalhurst group meeting Gogo explained the reepronged program which e cancer society offers re education and patient Hodgson and Miss cLean conducted a question nd answer period for the 60 leople This years canvass will gain be sponsored by Alex idra R e b e k a h with Irs Mae Robinson as cam aign It will be a starting the irst part of Pincher Creek last year had le distinction of collecting the argest amount for all dis ricts surrounding lie sum of was HNS First Coalhurst Cubs and Scouts are planning to hold a bottle drive April A large area of the district be Any parents wishing to help on transporta tion will be Plans are in progress for camping in July at Camp Im Parents should attend the next meeting March The group committee must give a report to the West Wind Dis trict April 13 at its monthly letting on how many are ui 80 thrilled by singers FOREMOST Special The audience was disappointingly but the music was ex cellent as Medicine Hats re newed singing the Shan delles came to town The crowd of only about 80 were treated to an evening of rare choral brilliance by the 18 adies under their musical di rector Alex The entitled Spring Sing was sponsored at the Community Hall by Foremost Lions The twohour program fea tured light opening with chorus number Spring is Aquarius and Spanish A duet by Josephine Soklofski and Joan Mayer entitled The Wings of Sleep came This was followed by two more chor us They sang the captiv ating I Hear the Mill followed with Enchanting The well known Lennon Mc Cartney classic Ycsterdav was The Computer and An Atlan ta Remember were performed next by the group This was followed by an instrumental medley featuring the organ ol Alex Shand and percussion un der Don Featured un oer the heading Fiesta Time were Ja maican The Carioca Temptation and Sihoney A major feature of Shan delles performances is th Singalong in which the group enlist the audiences aid Rodioell defeats Culver NOBLEFORD Special Manv tired but happy faces were visible after 30 hours ol continuous curling It was climaxed with the presentation of trophies and Noble Central High annual bonspiels top rink was the L Rodwell rink of They de feated the Culver rink from Diane Plomp Nobleford von the second event as her ink defeated Wolosuck Vauxhall The third event saw Byroi Harbers of Nobleford defea Clifford also of Noble brd Roger Moulton of Nobleford von the first prize Sixteen rinks participated Jie fourth annual Music for the bonspiel danc was supplied by the Headstone History club Ski winners PINCHER CREEK Special David Lloyd of Claresholm set the 33gate giant slalom rourse for the Junior D race held at West Castle esort More than 60 racers from anff Ski Paskapoo Ski Skiineislers of Cal gary and the West Castle Sid lub participated This com etition was sanctioned by the Canadian Ski Trophies were presented to Sandy Sharon Fitz gerald and Andrea all of the Skiemeister West Castle placings were Terry Loblaw fourth and Shannon Murphy Boys Darrel MacLachlan of Paskapoo Craig DeCecco and Greg both of Banff West Castle entries Tom Tom Don David Malcolm McRae and Doug Heads club COALDALE HNS Helen Hruska has been elected president of the Readymade Farm Womens Vice president is Lydia Tomasta and Carol Mil ler is secretary The group meets in members homes the first Wednesday night of each meets March 27 at Bar oils BARONS The Barons His tory Book Club will hold e general meeting at 2 March 27 in the Barons Com munity Hall Club officials say many let ters have been sent out probing family histories of Barons resi The meeting will discuss problems encountered in ob taining addresses of persons that have left the Barons FIGHTING FILTH COALDALE HNS At recent meeting of council dis cussion was held on whether to convert the paving plant en gine to natural gas rather than the gasoline used in the past Why To combat pollution Fur her study will be done There is no paving planned for 1971 STOCKMAN PREGNANCY TESTING TRAINING SCHOOL FORT ALBERTA 4 Days and March 31 and April 1 and 2 CONTACT PRAIRIE BREEDERS RR8 ALBERTA OR PHONE 2533808 Handicrafts sale Tuesday COALDALE UNS There j will be a display and sale of handicrafts by the self help program of the Mennomte Central Committee from 7 to 0 March in the j Mennomte Conference Church louer i A wide soled ion n J crafts made by people fiom j underprivileged counlncs will I be j The Sunbeam Sewing Circle j is sponsoring the Re freshments mil be TOWN OF COALDALE Notice of ANNUAL MEETING March 1971 at 8 In the KATE ANDREWS HIGH SCHOOL WESTINGHOUSE white sale End messy defrosting with the Westinghousa FrostFree RefrigeratorFreezer SMITHS 236 13th ATTENTION LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS USE THIS HANDY REGISTRATION FORM AND ATTEND THE BEEF INDUSTRY IN THE 70s SOUTHERN ALBERTA AT THE EXHIBITION IETHBRIDGE MARCH 1971 NAME ADDRESS 1 I he M r on Mnrch 7tli ond I rnclo PHONE e my clirni flhciil bcatlondiiia on March 27th and I inoll be accompanied hv my fpouse for dinner ond I enclose o chequ o or money order for ill Please indicate which of the above is BFT1IRN TO THE BEEF INDUSTRY IN THE RETURN TO D IETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COUEGE ALBERTA ;