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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta g THE LETHBRIDGE HEP.AID Saturday, March SI ,1973----- Bobrosky heads Tass oldtirners BLAIKMOUE (CNP Bureau) _ Joe Bobrosky has been elec- ted president o'f the Blairmore Senior Citizens Association, succeeding past-president Dick Crabb. Other officers are vice-presi- dent Tony Patera of Frank and secretary-treasurer Jenny Reg- hcnas of Blairmore. The local association Is pre- paring four resolutions which it will present in August to the Sou'Jicrn Alberta Senior Citizens ami Pensioners Association meeting at Fort Macleod. They are asking that pensions for bachelors be raised to per year and that married couples be paid annual- ly- Since pensioners in the area receive free fishing privileges, an attempt will be made to get free hunting. Anoihcr resolution will re- quest that persons over 55 be eligible for a pension. Reduced air and land travel rates will be scuglit. The four resolutions drafted by the local group will be brought up at ttie Fort meeting April 4. 11-day outdoor experience offered by community college PINCHER CREEK (Special) A summer program in the Rocky Mountains, sponsored by tile Lethbridge Community Col- lege, is a'.traciing a great deal ot interest. The program, Wildland Rec- reation and Outdoor Education, provides practical tra'ning and experience by students in a 14- day outdoor experience in the mountains near West Castle 28 rnles southwest of P i n c h e r Creek. Regislralions have been re- ceived from widely separated points in Alberta and Saskatch- ewan. These are from proves- sicnal people as well as college and university students. Sess'ens run from Ju'y 3 to Aug. 15. Agri arena contract awarded COALDALE (HNS) Town council recently accepted t h e bid of Bennell and White Con- struction Company for the Coai- dale multi-purpose arena. Two other bids were received lower and higher. The building structure will co'-t about Architects for the project arc Strong, Nelson and Lamb. Construction will commence immediately. There is a lOO-per-cent for giveness by the provincial and federal governments on all la- bor costs valid until May 31, 1973. From May 31 to Dec. there is a 50 per cent labor for- "iveocES. This could amount in total to about A grant of for con- struction of the arena has been approved by the provincial de- partment of agriculture. It went to the Coaldale and District Ag- ricultural Society. GRAB HASHISH CRANBROOK (S p e c i a RCMP confiscated what they believe is hashish, about 4C pounds of it, in a recent raid on a motel here. Arrested and j Thielen, Marie charged vere two young men beth Anderson, police believe are American, Rory Steven Willitt and Jimmy Dean Latham. They were charged in provincial court. I Dot Thielen. HONOR MEMBERS MILK RIVER (HNS) The Milk River CWL annual meet- ing began with a mass. Mem- bsr.shio scrolls were awardei to Elizabeth Vornbrock, Aim: Vornbrock, Alma Holler, Marie Eliza Annie Martin Alice Cody, Man' Ellert, Ber Imma Chapman Cecilia Ellert am tha Ilarty, ione Ellert, District News In Brief Craubrook United Appeal elects 1971! officers hi April CRANBROOK Cranbrrok United Appeal re- ports its 1972 quota of was exceeded by more than 000. The organization pools annual requirements for 13 organiza- tions, majors of which are Ca- nadian Arthritis and Rheuma- tism Society, Red Cross, Cana- dian National Institute for the Blind, Craubrook Branch of the Koo'.enay Society for Handicap- ped Children the Dr. F. W. Green Memorial Home, Cana- dian Mental Health Association, and the Cranbrook Boys Club. Elected continuing tlirecLois were Mrs. John Rayson, E. T. Robert Haine, Dr. B'rimk Fergie, Frank Neads, Hugo Hess, Ernie Basso, Mrs. James Webster, Wayne Hassel, Gordon Fascuzzo, Mrs. Ty Col- gur and Mrs. Warren Moore. Offices were vacated by Mrs. Dusan Tadey and Mrs. P. B. Pullinger. In April the board will elect its officers for the year and ba- gin consideration of budgets of affiliates. Coaklale sidewalk construction will total lineal feet FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS We carry a complete itotk of STEEL IN FLATS ANGLES CHANNELS BEAMS WIDE FLANGES RAILS ROUNDS SQUARES PLATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEL WIRE MESH PIPE GAIORE FOR FENCE POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVf. TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring In your I ruck and load up at bargain prices We also locally Bring in yotr scrap tleel cast Iron batteries radiaton copper brass and get be it value ever We pay eaihl VARZARI IRON LTD. STEEL YARD LOCATION 2808 2nd Ave. N. SCRAP LOCATION 3402 2nd Ave. hi. COALDALE (HNS) The 1973 sidewalk construction pro- gram vail commence shortly. About lineal feet will be poured in various areas o! town. Estimated cost is about Council noted the budget and millrate is being held up lor want of information on n government legislation regard- ing municipal financing. Many maUeiy coming to council table cannot be decided because of this lack of direction from the government, council says. Launches scholarship 'Honored guests' parties held for 75 years at Raymond RAYMOND (HNS) Four Raymond LDS Clmrch wards and the Welling LDS bishops hosted the recent annual "hon- ored guests" party. Hosts were Hall, George Bohne Ronald Watson, James Bridge and Orvin Wilde. Cues is were all the senior citizens of Raymond and dis- trict. The committee, drawn from the membership of tho five wards, was organized under Uie chairmanship of Murray Holt. Vela Holt was secretary trea- surer. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Evans; Ir. and Mrs. C. J. McClain; [r. and Mrs. Duke Ilelgerson; [r. and Mrs. Louis Fraser; Mr. nd Mrs. Robert Shipton; Mr. nd Mrs. Howard Brown; Mr. nd Mrs. Stanley Brown; Mr. nd Mrs. Gary Wood; Mr. and Irs. Marion Tollestrupp; Mi'. nd Mrs. Jack McClain; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Bullock and Mr. nd Mrs. Dean Bullock attend- xl. Honoring senior citizens of ic town goes back in records o 1D14 but it is known Uie or- anization was set up previcui o that time. The largest number of honor- xi guests ever served, 350, also attended a variety program. Oldtimers danced the after- loon away. The numbers heard were in rceping with the memories o! he older citizens. I There aren't many places in the world tougher to fly into than Resolute Bay, Northwest Territories. Nearly 3000 miles north of Vancouver, with a single runway in the middle of nowhere.. But we get in and out of here on a regular schedule. With hospitality and service that's made our name a byword in the North. So is it any wonder more and more people are counting; on us to get more places throughout Western Canada and the world? Miss Mable Hyssop, native doughler of Lethbridge and a leaclier at Fort Macleod for many years, has set up a perpetual scholarship for elementary school pupils at Fort Macleod. Miss Hyssop's brothers formed the Hyssop Brothers Ranching Company. The 5H brand is now used by her cousin, Walter Hyssop. The Hyssops ram? .west from Kingston, Ont., in 1885. She taught at the White School, south of Letlibridge, and at Empress before com- ing to Fort Macleod in 1950. Mrs. Herbst heads CWL ETZIKOM (HNS) Faith Sacred Heart Catholic Women's League met recent- ly at the home of. Mrs. Henry (Margareta) Scherer to elect Mrs. Charles (Lyla) Herbal president. Hev. Brian Hubka led the League Prayer and spoke about Lent. Other new officers are Mrs. Robert (Charlotte) Herbst, vice president; Mrs. Mike (Joanne) Harty, secretary; and Mrs. Harold (Marlon) Halvorson treasurer. Conveners for social wel- fare are Mrs. Tony (Phyllis) Harly and Mrs. George (Jo- sephine) Fau'.h; for Christian life, Mrs. M. Scherer; and for membership, Mrs. Math (Dorothy) Horty and Mrs. Frank (Joyce) Harty. The Diamond Jubilee of the Faith Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church will be held July 15. The next CWL meeting will be he'd April 2 the home of Mrs. Richard (Gladys) Hai ty. Taber aimual meeting draws 44 TABER (IINS) A total of 44 ratepayers attended the re- cent annual meeting of the 1'cnvn of Taber to learn of an operating surplus of (af- ter deducting a water system deficit of out of total ex- penditures of some round figures. An improvement in the town's cash posilion of as shown by temporary loans and cash on hand or receivable at the year-end was somewhat confused by Ihe selling of de- bentures early in the year to cover temporary borrowings at Vallieres top speaker at Macleod PORT MACLEOD (Special) Fort Macleod 4H beef Club's junior spsaking compe- titions were won by Connie Val- ieres. Karen Allen placed second. They will compete in the dis- trict speak-offs April 2. The Fort Macleod and Dis- trict Chamber of Commerce iponsors the 4H Beef anti the 411 Light Horse clubs here. SEEKS FERNIE A formal appli- cation for additional funds to furnish and equip the new hos- pital is feing prepared for pre- sentation p.t the Bast Kootenay Regional Hospital District's mseting at Craubrook Satur- day, March 31. the community centre parking area, replacement of water mains and possible Installation of siorm sewer piping prior to repaving the business district, the improving of 61th Ave. west irom 50th SL to the park road and increasing the pumping ca- pacity at the sewage lagoons liold a high priority in the works program. A ground-breaking ceremony at the new municipal airport at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, WES announced by Ken McDonald, council's representative on the tlie beginning of the year. Tlie meeting was in general lack-lustre, the profusion of fig- ures presented in some of the reports representing dollars, feet of sidewalks, sewer lines, and so forth wearying the seats of many during the 2K-hour meeang. Questions fielded from the ratepayers during the closing i lialf-'.iour concerned the cos's of recreation, administrative pro- cedures, control of cdor from :he sswage lagoons, Taher's in the 1975 Can- ada winter games and the ex- pense thereof, and the town's paving proposals. A look at future projects in- nicF.ted lighting and paving at industrial development commit- tee. TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS April 4, 1973- Sociol Services and KaTnai Community Services. Wed. April II, 19 3- Reservo Recreation, Adult Ecfucalian and South Cultural Dsvelopment. 3d. 18, 1973- R.C.M.P., Band Constables, Family Court and Adult Probation. Wed. April 29, 1973- Blood Reserve Housing Dept., Economic and In- dustrial Development, Wed. May 2, 1973- Puhlic Health, Depl. ol Health and Social Cevelrp- ment, and Mental Health and I.N.M. Wad. May 9, 1973- Canada Manpower ana1 Em- ployment Relocations IAB. Wed. May 14, 1973- Band Council and Depl. IAB. All these meetings to held at the Whlto Calf Hall, STAND-OFF, Alia, starling at IQiGO a.m. to noon. Far Reserve Residents In.oimat'on Babysitting Services Available Free] Moping Wl ETZIKOM (HNS) The Hoping Women's Institute met recently at Foremost at the home of Mrs. Ellen Burns. Money tor the recently-pub- lished cook book was handed in. The district Conference was under discussion. The next meeting is slated for April 19 at the home of Mrs. Ralph