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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Warner county records surpluses March 1971 THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD 3 Foremost hockey WARNER UNS Electors of theCounty of Warner atending the recent annual meeting here learned the school committee tallied a surplus of in its 1970 A total of per cent of he county budget is spent on chairman of the school reported revenue budgeted amounted to and expenses tallied The municipal with per cent of the county revenue at its talled a surplus of with revenue amounting to and expenses totalling General fund surplus amounted to with revenue totalling and expenses amounting to Reeve Pittman and councillors M Minion and Mueller were in Fifty ratepayers Reeve Pittman reported Warner has had its first experience with laying a hardtop road 4j miles to The seal eoat will be done this The program has proven quite satisfactory so far and the counh hopes to expand to other areas of the county on a planned This type of road will cut down expenses and upkeep from gravelled Some arrangement must be made with individual farmers who have susceptible crops rapeseed in the spraying of weeds along the In 1970 grain and livestock production within the county was the marketing of grain leaves much to be The returns for grain and the costs of operation seems to be getting farther and farther This has had an ill effect on the overall economy of the said Reeve Public works chairman Otto reported there are no contingency grants the right of way of a road must be obtained by the county the department of highways builds the and the county is responsible for Public works expenditure in 1970 totalled Projects graded 28 gravelled 185 miles roads 414 miles was the hot pack or final coat will be put on in 1971 this has been a three year The initial cost of hardtop is high but costs of upkeep is much lower than rebuilding and regravelling dirt Oiling of roads will continue where paving is not Several new machines were A light plant was purchased for the road Ratepayers complained t h e maintenance of gravelled roads for twoway especially grain trucks and is not Too many rocks and ridges of gravel are left on and roads are not wide enough for safe some Highlights from other reports follow Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital chairman and Minion Constitutes 16 municipalities assessed at has 100 beds with 96 at 100 per cent occupancy and a waiting There were 173 patient an increase of 720 there were 160 admissions and 129 length of stay is 161 compared to 400 in the old Gait Hospital inpalaiiib and outpatients used the new methods of physio and occupational therapy now available at the hospital 81 tons of laundry was done served meals at r e v e n u operated at a deficit of cost per patient per completed projects roof repairs cracks filled interior completely painted 66 Lethbridge doctors and nine district doetois aie on staff the requisition from the county is onehalf of a NUKSING HOMES Edith C a veil 100 bed 59bed the new home will have 150 Now receive 120 free the a day ward rates the new home will be at 15th Ave and 16th at a cost of million or per This will be paid back on a 25year It will be ready for occupancy one year from beginning of Lethbridge will then have 4 2 beds per which is above the piovmcial aveiage of beds per Border Counties Milk Bert reporting operating costs per day average stay days 572 new born 41 outpatients operations 111 c m e r g e n c y 211 emergency outpatients JO members on staff paid out in other deficit received requisition of mill from the Raymond James reporting operating cost 1970 requisition was two mills because of the age of the the upkeep and replacement is the biggest cost air conditioning has been placed in the operating room and will be added to the other Wages have Cost per patient per day averages There were 45 patients and six A total of patient days patients admitted 795 major operations 32 246 outpatients 930 25 on payroll staff average stay 82 days per cent occupancy donation of an adjustable stretcher and electric bed from local Ridgeview Lodge reporting Averages 46 at present 49 guests 10 on staff payroll operated at a loss of rent has been increased as per department of health regulations SCHOOL COMMITTEE Six new buses have been There are 25 countyowned buses travelling a total of miles and 24 contract or privatelyowned buses travelling a total of They are also used for field conveying basketball and A total of 7 17 per cent of 58 57 per cent of total budget is spent en A total of per cent of per cent is spent on salaries and school Under the new school act it is mandatory that each county hire and be responsible for its own Minion reported the b u i 1 d ing inspector maintains that the school building structures are physically with just a few minor repairs necessary As soon as money is available major changes are in Walt Jones is the attendance officer for the southern zone and Ira Bourne for the northern part of the IW Refinance held BLAIRMORE CNP Bureau A community celebration of Pennance was held Tuesday evening in Annes Roman Catholic Blairmore Priests from the deanery Share Lent 71 COLEMAN CNP Bureau Joseph the Worker Council Knights of Columbus has agreed to contribute the sum of 20 cents for each dollar donated in the Crowsnest Pass parish to the Share Lent 1971 Several carloads of Knights will journey to words Cojncil 14KI April as part of the Ti clhng Knight Pi Chairmen m marge of arranging transportation are John AHiizzati at Frank Belleuie and John S i k o r a at Coleman Kniglus wishing lo tiavel to the Lethbridge event should contact their respective Bake sale BLAIRMORE Bureau The Blairmoie mil hold a bake sale and i affle in SimpsonsSears Mail older office from 10 m to 3 March 27 Proceeds from this event are earmarked for Development and Donations be picked up for the Call Movra Lloyd at Christianity scheduled FOREMOST Special plans can be made before A meeting will be held Thurstiie of next Ma in to form It is Imped to teams the Foicmost Hockey Associa in four divisions Mity Tiny Pee Wee and BanAll persons inteiested n siiLh a venture arc urged lo Preregistrations for attend the meeting which will m each division are already be ul the Community Hall being with age limilast ruling at oclm j ions as set bv the Canadian it is hoped there will Amateur Hockey ficient interest in minor hock A good turn out to the mcotey for the sport to be organized jng by all those interested in on a league basis next any wav is essential as an inOrgamzeis feel it is important dication that league hockey is to set the wheels m motion now wanted in Foremost The need been felt tor some timethat such an organization wJillflj IVilV would further the interests of a Ul US large number of the in the iJirille LJiM Anyone requiring further 1119 formation is urged to contact Joe Tiekofski of HNS Mem of the Cardsion Figure SITITR Skating Club recently I ed the Mardi STIRLING llhNSi The ReIt he eighth annual Some 70 weie dress1 form ofHa M to represent the different and sctuare dance piiascs of life m old New OrlyfpVJas accompanied by leans Ellen Nelson on the ice coming soon WARNER HNS Those attending the recent Village of Warner annual meeting heard Warner County southern region recreation director Wayne Currie report the 1970 assessment uas two mills which means over a threeyear A cement artificial ice and baseball diamond are recommended to be centralized at the Civic Artificial ice at the Civic Centre is planned for the immediate Hedberg reviewed the finances of the Civic weie presented lo Miss Ramona Shcmko of Pmcher 1 IJ guest and Mrs rlietfipt Beth Fogal of the 1HU1 L UlbllJXl 0 o Cathy Bentler received a gift uu for selling the most About 400 saw the Irrigation Equipment SPECIAL Mile 4 x 40 USED LATERAL LINE WITH END RISERS AND MAJOR COUPLERS Very good PRICED TO SELL GOOD USED MAINLINE ALSO AVAILABLE AT ATTRACTIVE PRICES We use the best ALCAN aluminum Major Irrigation 2125 2nd Avenue South PHONES CNP Bureau Jom Gordon of Calgary will speak at the March 23 Christianity 71 meeting to be held in the Coleman Catholic Hall at 8 Father Gordons topic will be A New Look Friday at Taber aids Indians TABER HNS The Taber Slake Relief Society is staging a with visiting at the stake centre hers Friday March Proceeds from the concert will be used to assist Indian children resident in LDS homes in the stake to attend a Lamanite conference to be held in Salt Lake City later in the The Indian students from southern Alberta lecently staged their annual presentation of the pantomime From the Eagles Bed in various church centres in the LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS USE THIS HANDY REGISTRATION FORM AND BEEF INDUSTRY IN THE 70s SOUTHERN ALBERTA AT THE EXHIBITION LETHBRIDGE MARCH bank bowling PHONF 3 1 shall be attending the Seminar on March 27th and 1 enclose my cheque or money order for 58 shall be attending the Seminar on March 27th and 1 shall be accompanied by my spouse for dinner and 1 enclose a cheaue or money order for Please indicate which of the above is op plicable RETURN TO THE BEEF INDUSTRY IN THE 70V DR LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRIP WARNER HNS and Mrs Dallas Minion of Warner and and Roy Minion of Raymond have left by car for a top down the west coast to They will stop at Portland to visit UNBELIEVABLE SHELDONS DOES IT AGAIN I 9 TO 9 I ONE DAY MARCH 25 19 TO 9 TOMORROW Heres another tremendous opportunity for the budgetminded mothers of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta to clothe the family at fantastic savings Dont Miss This Great Savings Event LOOK WHAT 25 WILL BUY LOOK WHAT COMPLETE STOCK OF WILL BUY ladies and Girls Panty each 25c Baby Kiddies Running pair 25c Kiddies pair 25c Mens each 25c Dickies for Entire each 25c Straw each 1 LOOK WHAT 50 WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF 8 lo 3 to GirlsSizes 7 to Jeans and Slacks including Brand Name Wrangler and Top Pair Boys and Girls Nylon Shell each Ladies Bonanza Sizes All Canadian pair Ladies Tee Kay Sizes pair Boys Sport long or Short Kiddies Stretch Mens and Boys Toughie Sweat Shirts and T Si Ladies Snow Deep Pile Kiddies Rain Sizes 6 to pair Mens ond Ladies Dress or Casual Spring and Summer Mens Sport Long or Short each Boys and Girls All Leather Canadian Ladies Wrangler Scrub Denim Boys and Girls Dress or Casual Spring or Summer each Kiddies 3 Eyelet Thermal pair 51 Ladies Wrangler Flare pair Kiddies Corduroy pair ladies and Girls Squall Nylon each LOOK WHAT WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF Girls Boby Doll each 50c Ladies and Girls Sling Back all SOc Ladies Running pair 50c Ladies and Girls Wrangler Hot pair 50c Mens Gabardine Work each 50c Kiddies Sport Shirts and T Long or short some flan Sizes 3 to each 50c 6 Ladies Corduroy Made in pair SOc O Girls Denim Canadian each SOc Ladies and Girls Full Slips and SOc Ladies each 50c 0 ladies LOOK WHAT WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF Mens Western Cut Pants by Made in Pair Mens 133i Blue Denim Jeans Canadian Made Ladies Tee Kay Marie Claire Leather Pair Boys and Girls Brand Name Brave All Mens 3Eyelet Thermal pair Mens Rubber pair Girls Laminated Spring each Girls and Ladies Western Cut Spring Jackets MensSizes 28 to 8 to Jeans and Brand Names including Wrangler and Top Mens Leather Dress and Casual Snoei by Tee Kay and pair Mens Nylon Quilted pair Western each ladies and Girls JAGS Leather Desert Canadian Made COMPLETE STOCK OF Boys Showerproof Top Coats Boys and Ladies Ladies and Girls Winter Long Dress Coats Car Coats and Your each Boys Winter Sizes 8 to Each Kiddies Winter Sizes 3 to Westein Each Boys All Wool Sporl Ladies Spring and Summer Dress Each LOOK WHAT WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF Mens Top Zipout Liners Each Mens Winter Sizes 36 to Dont miss the biggest 1 day sale in Leth brldges Unbeatable values Get here somehow and get here fast Open 9 to 9 March 25 only HUNDREDS OF UNADVERTISED SPECIALS Boys Leather Canadian Made ALL SALES ARE FINAL NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES SHELDONS OPPOSITE GALT GARDENS ON 3rd NEXT DOOR TO BANK OF 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