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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Friday, Moy 1, 1770 Till! UTIIBRIDOt HERAlB 3 MR. MORTON, RIGHT, AND MR. MOSHURCHAK George Morton Honored By PEARL LIEBELT Herald News Service WARNER George W. Mor- ton, 88, a pioneer who served Warner with dedication in school and civic affairs for 40 years, was honored at the re- cent annual ratepayers meet- ing here. Administrator R.C. Williams Resigns Post CAHDSTON (HNS) R. C. Williams, administrator of the Cardston Municipal Hospital, has tendered his resignation, effective May 12. He has accepted a new posi- tion as business manager for the provincial government at Calgary. Earl J. Scott has been ap- pointed administrator in his place. Evening visiting hours have been changed in an effort to provide better nursing care. Ef- fective today, the new time will be from to 8 p.m. New employees are Mrs. Louise Hillyer as ward aide and James P. Martin as chief engineer. The four-mill tax requisition removed this year by the Al- berta Hospi'talization Beaefits Plan has been reassessed by the board of trustees. This will provide the hospital with ap- proximately is re- quired to covei the 1969 deficit of and the projected 1970 deficit. The hospital has agreed to enter into the shared physical therapy program being set up by the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hos- pital. A qualified physiotherapist and rehabilitation nurse will visit the hospital one day a week. A native son of Ontario, he came here in 1911 after spend- ing seven years in Saskatch- ewan and Lethbridge. He es- tablished a commercial schoo' at Lethbridge and still owns one of the typewriters. A BETTER PLACE In 1911, lock stock .and barrel, he arrived in the newly incorporated village of Warner. He went into business and set up housekeeping with his wife Lottie. In the ensuing years they raised a family thai is a credit to not only he anc his wife but to the community of Warner at large. In 19M he entered local pub- lic affairs as the first secretary of the first consolidated school district in the country. The rest is history, as in 1968 he completed 40 years of public service in school affairs anc on the council of his adopted village. At the recent meeting Mayor Jack Ashmore called on John Moshurcliak, principal of the Warner School.' He presented Mr. Morton with a certificate commemorating his 40 years1 service to the village. Banquet Set NOBLEFOHD The Grade 12 graduation ban- quet and dance of the Noble 1 Central School has been set for May 22 in the Noble Central School auditorium. The orchestra to be in atten- dance, at the dance is the "His Hers and Mine." OldmanRiver Water Flow Meeting Set TABER (HNS) Two de- partments of the provincial government will hold a meeting of minds on the subject of wat- er flow hi the Oldman River. Acting Minister of Agricul- ture Raymond Reierson told Hie Taber town council the water resources division would meet with department of health officials to consider the prob- lem of low flow presented by the council. The town is concerned with the high pollution rate in the river, particularly during win- ter when the water flow is at its minimum and river water is needed to supplement tlie summer irrigation storage for domestic purposes. Mr. Reiersorrs letter advised tie PFHA would be consulted regarding flows at irrigation headworks. Action "already is under way to alleviate the immediate problem and to establish a long-range policy respecting flow." DISTRICT DOINGS Drain 14th St. COALDALE (HNS) The drainage program on 14lh St. which is on the extreme east side of lown will proceed as scheduled in the 1970 public works budget. Some sidewalks will have to be removed. In the past there has been a problem, particularly after heavy rains and the spring thaw. Sidewalks will be redone. Council agreed to proceed wit h gravelling 24th Ave. in- cluding 21st and 22nd street off 23rd It is to be done before the work commences on 14th St. Bingo May 5 COLEMAN (CMP Bureau) Fire Chief Henry Zak has an- nounced the Volunteer Brigade will hold a bingo in the Coleman Elks Hall May 5. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Proceeds are for the brigade- sponsored school essay and poster contests. Another bingo night will be held June 16. Surprise Party COALDALE (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wall of Leth- bridge, formerly of the Coal- dale district, were recently feted, at a 25th anniversary surprise party held in thei honor at the Coaldale Menno- nite Brethren Mission Chape' About 50 lives an friends were gathered for th occasion. Plan Bake Sale NOBLEFORD (Special) At the recent meeting of th Noble Central School Horn and School Association it wa decided to hold a bake sale i the art room of the Noble Cen .tral School May 15 from 2 p.m p.m. Auxiliary Meets COALDALE (HNS) Coaldale Community Hospita Women's Auxiliary will meet a 8 p.m. Monday, May 4, in th hospital boardroom. Plans be made for th spring tea and bazaar. Attitudes COALDALE (HNS) Atti tudes of parents, teachers anc students towards one nnothe will be the topic of discussion at the next Coaldale Home anc School Association meeting. It will be held at 8 p.m. V7ed nesday, May 6, in the R. Baker School. Sportsmen Meet COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale and District Fish anc Game Association will meet a 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, in the John Davidson School. Members' and interested per- sons are requested to attend. A film on the pheasant hatch- ery at Brooks will be shown. Seven Reduced COALDALE (HNS) During he- recent court of revision acre 18 cases were dealt with There were reductions in sev- en assessment. These amount ed to SEAGRAM'S V.O. ft BROOMBALL CHAMPS Claresholm recreation di- rector Audrey Gale presents the Claresholm ond District Recreation Board Broomball Trophy to RCMP Consl. How- ard Cox. The mounlies sent firefighters, Rotarians, Watson Industries employees, Willow Creek MD employees and tions to bitter broomball defeat. Andersen Pholo Turin Family Niglit Set m CANADIAN WHISKY Neat. Rocks. Water. Mix. VO. comes through Smoothly every time. TURIN The Turin Family Might will feature a display and program Friday, May 1, at the Turin School starting at 8 p.m. Clubs participating in the program and display are the Turin Handicraft, Turin 4-H Beef Club, Turin 4-H Light Horse Club, Turin Riding Club, Turin Baton Twirlers, Turin Twiggies, Turin P'ish and Game. saA the Turin Brownies. A handicraft and bake sale will be held by the Turin Handi- craft. Lunch will be served. Everyone is welcome to at- tend. DATES BACK 350 YEARS More typewriters are pro- duced in Hartford, Conn., than in any other city in the United States. Plan To Improve Roads NATAL, B.C. (HNS) The department of highways plans to complete highway improve- ment projects in the Fcrnie- Sparwood area Uiis year. A plan to p r o v i d c paved shoulders all the to the Al- berta border is in progress. Within the city of Fernic. the Sporlplcx Site Studied Again. COALDALli (HNS) The proposed Coal dale Sporlplcx will not be built on the R. I. Baker School grounds. The County of L e t h bridge school committee recently turn- ed down a request from the south ern regional recreation board for a porliui of the school grounds. The board is row studying several twn-owned land par- cels. Council has approved the use of 3.46 acres of land north of the town shops for tlie purpose of the Sportplex complex and future recreational facilities. TWs land is between 19th and 20lh avenues adjacent to 12 St. The recreation board is also locking at the area west of the present curling rink and scout hall. Some mention is being made that these facilities could be in- corporated and used in the com- munity recreation programs. The curling rink would give some skating ice while the scout hall could be utilized for meetings. In the meantime there would be a concentrated effort for a swimming pool and the arena later. The architects are studying these two sites. suggestion lo put a barrier or guard rail along the highway sido of the paved shoulder is considered. Plans for this .summer in- clude paved shoulders from Ilosmer to 16-Mile Hill, repay- ing of Ilosmer to Fcrnic, and lo Crows Nest, plus pav- ing of about a mile of the Elk Valley Road. Major repairs will be done between Fernic and Elko. Work is well under way on new approaches lo a planned new Koolenay Bridge to replace Wardncr Bridge. The new route runs from a west of Jaffray to about a mile south of Bull River. It will re-connect with Highway 3, about a mile west of Ward- ner. Hospital Day TAKER (HNS') Hospital Day, Tuesday, May 12, is being observed by Tabcr General Hospital along with 400 other hospitals throughout the nation. It is about the critical role hospitals play. John W. Howard, administra- tor, says hospitals are facing in- creased demands for belter ser- vices by more people and are working with their provincial and national associations to provide efficient services at lowest cost. The public is invited to visit the hospilal on May 12. ENDS BURSARIES TABER (HNS) The public school board has decided la dis- continue the policy of granting bursaries to prospective teachers. WINS FELLOWSHIP Harold G. Coward, son of Mr. and Mrs, Linr Coward of I.ellibridpc and director of the preventive social service program for Pincher Creek and tlie Crowsncst Pass since JOGS, lias won a MuMaslcr University Graduate Fellow- siiip. lie ! been admitted to n program of study leading to the doctorate of philosophy in religion. Mr. Coward lins ;ilso served (he congregations of Belkmc and Blab-more United Churclics since 1965. Mr. and Mrs. Coward and family will leave the 'Pass area in August. Places Second COWLEY (HNS) Greta Robinson of Cowley placed sec- ond with a time of 17.1 in the women's barrel race at the Northlands Horse Show at Ed- monton recently. The event was won by Bar- bara Nielson of Sundre with a time of 16.8. at COALDALE L STORES OPEN TILL 9 P.M. EVERY SATURDAY Frying Ice CLOTHING TAILORS Ib. gallon tub 1-69 'vS CLEANERS PHONE 345-3433 is 10% OFF PHONE seel Forsythe and Lancer GRAHAM'S GARAGE YOUR SHELL OIL ond GOODYEAR TIRE DEALER COMPLETE MECHANICAL REPAIRS To at] cars, trucks and tractors FLUIC TIRES REPAIRED Phone 345-3082 KRISPIE POTATO CHIPS TRI PAK APPLE OR RAISIN PIES Reg. 75c each 390 PHONE LIGHT BULBS COALDALE PHARMACY DRUGS and STATIONERY Phone 345-3277 SHORT STOP BODY SHOP Box 1121 Phone 345-3322 ROYALITE DEALER BODY WORK GENERAL REPAIRS WELDING Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MONDAY Ihru SATURDAY For Residential and Commercial Construction CONTACT KLASSEN Construction SERVING SOUTHERN ALBERTA IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 2309 20th St. COALDAIE Phone 345-3205 ROBINSON STORES COALDALE Plion. 345-3274 SPECIAL VALUE! MEN'S PERMA PRESS DRESS PANTS 30% OFF REDEKOP CONSTRUCTION LTD. 2120 30th St. Phone 345-3044 GENERAL CONTRACTORS NEW HOMES and REMODELLING BUILDING LOTS AVAILABLE HERB'S INSURANCE PRICES RIGHT INQUIRE NOW Phone 345-3752 or 345-4311 YAMASAKI PUMP POWER FREE ELECTRICAL ESTIMATES BEN'S ACCOUNTING SERVICES ACCOUNTING AND TAX RETURNS Phone 345-4344 COALDALE, ALTA. BILL'S ELECTRIC For all types of electrical wiring COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL FARM Set ELECTRIC at COALDALI Phone 345-3639 COALDALE ROYALITE GO RIGHT WITH ROYALITE FIRESTONE and GOODYEAR TIRES Phene 345-3293 COALDALE MEAT MARKET 'MEATS and QUALITY GROCERIES' Cutting and Wrapping for locker or Home Freezer LOCKERS FOR RENT BEEF SOLD BY SIDE OR QUARTER Phone 345-3098 Coaldale Lumber Products ON HIGHWAY NO. 3 Phone 345-3065 OLYMPIC STAIN While Slock Lasts A flQ Reg. 10.65 gal. fV Gallon............ V Free Delivery to Lethbridge SHOP AND SAVE DURING OUR ARP SALE Low's Pharmacy COSMETICS-STATIONERY VETERINARY SUPPLIES-GIFTS 1811 20th Ave. Phone 345-3466 SOCrt S4 OE PER MONTH 5JOU DOWN ond I fcO (including taxes) NU-MODi HOMES LTD. has land available in the Town of Coaldale. They offer you the opportunity of owning your home for as little as DOWN ond PER MONTH INCLUDING TAXES Phone 327-1130 or 328-8011 for further information NU-MODE REALTY BLANCHi DAVIDSON 378-2965 ALBERT STUCKART FRANK GEMMEl 327-1970 SUPPORT THE COALDALE KINSMEN WALK-A-THON STARTING FROM p.m. TO p.m. AT DAVIDSON SCHOOL IN COALDAIE AND PROCEEDING MILES NORTH TO THE NOUN Bk.OGE Refreshments available on the road Barbecue al the river Forms at the Coaldale merchants All Proceeds To Go To The Coaldale Sportplex HELP A STUDENT TO CONTINUE HIS OR HER EDUCATION BY SUPPLYING SUMMER EMPLOYMENT FART TIME OR FULL TIME. MONEY EARNED THIS SUMMER OFTEN MEANS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RETURNING TO COLLEGE OR UNI- VERSITY OR NOTI ACT NOWI CALL 327-8535 THE CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE ;