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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HONORED ON RETIREMENT - Arnold Lubbers, left, receives a seascape and gulls painting from Nobleford councillor Jenne Neiboer in recognition of his faithful service to the council and village. Mr. Lubbers is retiring as secretary-treasurer of the village after 17 years' service. -Lucinda Luchia Photd. Home, school tonight VULCAN - County of Vul-1 schools, and community better-can Home and School groups ment. It will be held at the will host a gathering of resi- County Central High School dents interested in children, I here March 31 at 8 p.m. Scouts hold banquet NATAL (HNS) - The Natal First Boy Scout Troop held its annual father and son banquet recently. They honored Laddie Troy-anek for his service. Mr. Troyanek, an outdoors- Irrigation Equipment SPECIAL 7/2 Mile 4" x 40' USED LATERAL LINE WITH END RISERS AND MAJOR COUPLERS Very good condition. PRICED TO SELL $1,198.00 GOOD USED MAINLINE ALSO AVAILABLE AT ATTRACTIVE PRICES We use the best ALCAN aluminum tubing. Major Irrigation Co. 2125 2nd Avenue South PHONES 327-5455, 327.5525 man, regularly assists the boys. Also honored was S c o u t e r Thomas Halko. He was presented with a pin and medal for 10 years' service. Presentation of a pin and engraved trophy to Mr. Troyanek was made by Scoutmaster Mike Pascovich. Scouter Halko was honored by Brian Baher of Femie, chairmen of the Crowsnest District Boy Scout Association. Fathers and sons were welcomed to the banquet by Frank Mitchell, chairman of the Natal First Boy Scout Troop group committee. Jack DeLuca was elected group committee chairman; Ron Penner vice - president; Rene DuBois, secretary and Don Jensen, treasurer. Tentatively planned for this summer was a 10-day summer camp for the troop. A tree planting program is also planned using seedlings from Kaiser's tree nursery. A project of stocking a small lake with fish is also in the planning stages. Mrs. P. Ferguson, executive secretary of the Alberta Federation of Home and School Associations; A. McAlister, school committee chairman County of Vulcan Schools; and H. Arneson, Are* 11 B director, will speak. Chief Zak leads war on disease COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) -Fire Chief Henry Zak of the Coleman Volunteer Fire Brigade announced the group is sponsoring a bingo night to raise funds for the annual muscular dystrophy campaign, the annual school essay and poster contest and for the purchase of a new electric time clock for the Coleman arena. The bingo will be held in the Elks Hall at 8 p.m. April 19 and a total of 15 games will be played for one dollar. A jackpot prize of 75 silver dollars will be offered. ATTENTION! Picture Butte and Area CIRCLE WOOD PRODUCTS NOW ... For Windows, Doors, And All Your Cabinet Needs APPLY 852 CRESCENT AVE. or PHONE 732-4777 $34,892 spent on recreation WARNER (HNS) - Warner county spent $34,892 for recreation and community services las( year, the recent annual meeting was told. The county received a , recreation grant amounting to $2,-975 from the provincial government. This was entered in the "school committee section" of the ledger. Spent in this sec- tion on instructional aid was $77i375, part of which went to recreation. Sports equipment cost $6,394. Band instruments cost $19,748 and $1,301 was spent on band instruction. Hockey facilities are needed here. Players are transported to Lethb ridge or Taber for practice sessions. 18 bands to perform in directors' festival MILK RIVER (HNS) -Eighteen bands will participate in the annual Canadian Band Directors' Association Band Festival to be held in Milk River this weekend at the Erie Rivers High School. It is expected 1,000 bandsmen will be i�/olved. The festival is sponsored by the southern Alberta branch of the Canadian Band Directors Association. A new feature of this year's festival will be the Southern Alberta High School Honor Band. This band was selected a month ago by the directors of the participating bands. The 77-piece select band will perform on the Saturday evening Grand Concert. Director of the honor band will be Butler Eitel, director of bands at the University of Montana. The band will rehearse Friday evening and all day Saturday. The 18 bands entered in the festival will perform throughout the day Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Adjudicator for the festival will be Wally Robertson, director of bands, Douglas College, B.C. The final concert will take place Saturday evening at 7:30 in the (ERHS auditorium. In addition to the honor band, three bands selected by the adjudicator will perform. The public is invited to attend all performances. Listed are the bands participating: Erie Rivers High School Concert Band (8); combined Warn-er-Coutts Junior High School Band (8:25); Erie Rivers Junior High School Band (8:50); W. R. Myers (Taber) Junior High School Band 9:15); Barnwell School Band (9:40); Hays School Band (10:05); Vauxhall Viking Band (10:30);' Magrath Junior-Senior High School Band 11); Senator Gershaw (Bow Island) High School B Band (11:30). Cardston High; School Band (12:45); Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Band (1:15); Senator Gershaw High School A Band (1:45); Cardston Junior High School Band (2:15); Crowsnest Pass Community Band (2:45): Alexandra (Medicine Hat) Grade 8 Band (3:15); Alexan-dra-Crestwood Junior High School Band (3:45); Medicine Hat High School Band (4:15); Medicine Hat High School's Honor Band (4:45). Collin poem wins contest FOREMOST (Special) - A poem submitted by Stuart Collin of Foremost School was adjudged winner at local and zone level of the Canadian Legion Essay Contest. The Foremost branch of the Legion announced him as the local winner after all entries were appraised by a panel of three judges. In the junior section of the competition, Roxanne Wallman placed first and Lorinda Whittle second in the essay section. Rina Stovel was the junior poetry winner with Dale Van-denberg placing second. Local entries were forwarded to the zone for judging. Lorinda Whittle displaced Roxanne Wallman as the judges awarded her first place in the essay section. Rina Stovel placed first in the poetry section once again. Provincial results have not yet been announced. Crane failed says jury SPARWOOD (HNS) - A coroner's jury at Natal found mechanical failure of a crane boom as the cause of the death of Peter Seida in an industrial accident at the Elkview property of Kaiser Resources limited near S'parwood Feb. 17. The inquest under Dr. E. Lu-zod lasted more than five hours. Jury deliberations under foreman Ross Norris required about one of the five hours. Seida died of brain damage and suffocation. His death took place when the boom of a 140-ton crane collapsed causing the load, a 38-ton conveyor tube, to fall to the ground. Seida was one of two men on top of the load. Testimony from many who were at the construction site at the time of the mishap informed the inquest three cranes were involved in the lift of the conveyor tube. The deceased was an employee of Surrey Iron Works. It had a contract to position the tube as part of the coal preparation plant modification program of Kaiser Resources. Wednesday, March 31, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 Grand concert set for Thursday BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Lion President Don Reil officially opened the 1971 Crowsnest Pass Music Festival in the Isabelle Sellon School and in doing so introduced adjudicator Dr. Manus Sasonkin of the University of Alberta in Edmonton. The four-day festival will end Thursday evening with a full program of winners presenting a grand concert. Presentation of prizes and trophies will bo made at the conclusion of the concert. Hospital contract to be awarded CLARE SHOLM (HNS)-Don Gaudette, chairman of the Claresholm General Hospital board said recently a 2V4 mill requisition will be needed this year because of the government's indication there will be no increase in operating grants this year. One mill would go towards paying for an air conditioning Hargreaves to speeak TABER (HNS') - Chamber of Commerce Week in Taber will be kicked off two days ahead of the scheduled April 18 through 24 dates, when on Friday, April 16, Alberta's agricultural trade commissioner Harry Hargreaves will address a public dinner meeting here. Arrangements were completed by Taber's industrial development commission. Ed Engwer, representing the retail merchants' association, said the organization's name is now changed back to Taber Businessmen's Association. TBA failed to come up with a president, though Gordon S. Saunders and secretary-treasurer Dale Fitzsimonds assumed the responsibility of having the top position filled. Arrangements are under way for a meeting with chamber di- iiiiiiiiiiiiniinnniuiuuiiiiiiiioinin More district on page 13 L...............,.............................................................................................. rectors and businessmen to determine if support is available for a "junior achievement" program. Having declined to open a labor placement office in Taber, Canada Manpower is to be requested to reconsider its position because of the great need for the service here during the summer season. Discussion also centred on the recent seminar on Indian labor and the recommendation by native people the drop-in centre be reserved for them. Reports indicated local youths practically "took over" the centre to the dissatisfaction of those for whom it was set up. unit for the proposed new 50-bed hospital as the department will not agree to pay for such a unit. The department of health has approved the general plan for the proposed 50-bed hospital. Tenders, to be submitted to the government, will be sought soon. "I feel confident the contractor will be on the site by May or June and the hospital completed by March or April of next year," said administrator Jim Horejsi. The new hospital will be connected to the Alberta Hospital by a tunnel so the laundry and kitchen services can be jointly utilized. MANY MENTALLY ILL Nearly one-half of all hospital beds in Canada are occupied by patients with serious mental illness. SEE PAGE 19 ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS GRAND OPENING 426 - 6th Street S. THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION BOARD ALBERTA FIRST AID CLASSES Vauxhall Community Hall April 5-6-7-8-13-14-15, 1971 9:00-11:30 a.m. (mornings); 7:30-10:00 p.m. (evenings) Two Classes Daily fa Accommodate Shift Workers NO CHARGE FOR WORKMEN UNDER THE ACT MARSHALL WELLS Pre - Summer DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE TERRIFIC SAVINGS! "The Outlaw" Our big value leader. 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Curling Brooms And Hockey Sticks V2 PRICE Hide-A-Bed Bed By Nite Chesterfield by Day. Reg. 249.95. MW Sale Price 189 USE YOUR GAMBLES CREDIT CARDS Or Our On-the-Spot Credit Plastic Garbage Pail ..........5�� 24 Gallon Reg. 9.95 MW Sale Price OPEN THURS. AND FRI. TIL 9 P.M. MARSHALL WELLS 318 6th STREET SOUTH - LETHBRIDGE Stacking Stools Asst'd. colors. MW Sale Price.....each 1.29 Plastic Kites 99' ONLY ;