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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta g THI IETHBRIDGI HERALD Tuesday, May 8, 1973 Bud Krausher named caretaker of golf course, ice arena RAYMOND (HNS) The Raymond recreation committee luis arnouncrd Bud Krausher of Lethbridge has been engaged as caretaker at the Raymond Golf Course and the ice arena. Mr. Krausher comes to Ray- mond with a high recommen- dation having been associated with the Country Club of Leth- bridge for the past four Mr. Krausher took over his duties at Raymond May 1, and will spend most of his time at the golf course while work is moving along at the ice arena where workmen are making ready for the artificial ice equipment scheduled to be ready for fall skating. CLOGS Just the thing for summer, in White, Blue, Red or Multicolor. Just Arrived MEN'S PLATFORMS In White and Blue Combination. OPEN THURS. 'TIL 9 P.M. WORLD OF SHOES 317A-6th St., Downtown BILL GROENFN Addition joins two schools When this addition is completed, Raymond will quite Opera House, distant background, far right, is also join- possibly have the largest school in rural southern Alberta. ed to the complex. It serves as a gymnasium. The addit'cn The addition will join the present junior high comprises a library, music room, adminisliative offices, and high schools. At the same time, the old Raymond council rooms and a staff room. WAS ONE NflBO i West t instant cdffee nuggets THE ONE. There are many instant only one with a real Western look on the label and real Western flavour in every golden nugget. Spoon out the Nabob West... and taste why it's the one throughout the West. NABOB WEST SNSTANT COFFEE Junior rodeo May 21 HIGH RIVER (lirS) High River's fiftoerlh little britches rodeo opens the season for all young cowboys on May 21, fol- j lowed by many more little I britches rodeos throughout cen- j tra! and southern Alberta. The High River Friendship Groups' Presentation was very popular at the Highwood Me- morial Centre Monday, April 30. The oldtimers staged a show enLtl.d Country Memories with i oldtime music and singing of yesteryear. The oldtimers of the commu- nity supplied their own music and showed their ability to per- fectian in acting, singing and supplying music. Rush on property leaves town of High River short of lots to supply the demand for new homes in the town until more land is prepared for this pur- pose which is now under way. Miss Merchant showered with shifts CLARESHOLM (Special) Miss Beverly Merchant, May bride-elect, was honored at a shower in the banquet room of the Claresholm United Church recently. Master of ceremonies was Mrs. W. C. Johnston. She wel- comed Beverly's friends and introduced Mrs M. Slovak who announced the program Judy and Brent Mayled gave some humorous "Riddles of Ro- mance.'' Two solos were sung by Mrs. George Goslin, accompanied by Miss Beverley Buchanan, Ed- monton. Lorn a Slovak performed a piano solo and Mrs. Slovak led group singing with Mrs. Goslin playwg the accompaniment Mrs. Johnston concluded the program with a poem. With the honored guest at the head table and helping her unwrap her many gifts were: her mother. Mrs Doris Mer- chant; her grandmother, Mrs Ehda Smith; the mother of the groom-to-be, Mrs. Frank Wice, Medicine Hat; Mrs. Kevin Kor- dean, Miss Marilyn Wice and Mass Buchanan. Mrs. Ron Mayled and Mrs. Vivian Shearer read names of those contributing to gift pools. Mrs. A Pezderic read names of the hostesses and presented the hostess gift of stainless steel flatware. Lunch was served by the hostesses. Raised for rink CLARESHOLM (Special) A wide variety of goods was cold at a "White Elephant Sale'' ard netted for the build- ing fund for the new curling rink now under construe'ion. Sale of the goods was held at the Claresholm arena. Returns far exceeded totals realized by previous sales. Landmark torn down Carmangay loses a landmark building with sentimental attachments for many. The destruction of the three-storey bank of yesteryear and hospital of more recent times, Is now complete. Cannansav loses c? historic landmark Bv RUTH SHOIAKFR Herald News Service CARMANGAY What once was a busy bank in a bustling town, and laler a very active hoTHtel, has been torn down. This building was brought from Vancouver in sections and bolted together to become the Bank of Commerce, replacing a small building which had been moved into Carmangay from Claresholm After being used as a bank for 24 years it was left vacant in 1934. Carmangay and district resi- dents, who had been served by a number cf small, privately- owned hospitals, started talk- ing about establishing a larger hospital. About this time Dr. Dimock came to serve this hos- pital area and saw the nesd of larger premises than the three- bed hospital which was then in use. A temporary hospital board was formed and citizens co-op- erated in a united drive to se- cure a bigger and better hos- pital for Carmangay. Through the village council a lease was obtained on the prem- ises formerly owned and occu- pied by the Bank of Commerce located en main street. After the lease was secured corsider- work had to be done in re- designing and re-constructing the interior to make it into a hospital. Due to limited space an an- nex was built on the south side to serve as a kitchen. After the renovations were completed, equipment was se- j cured and installed. In June 1, 1935, patients and staff were moved into the new hospital. Three nurses, a maid, a cook ard a general handyman com- pleted the regular s'aff at this tirns and had the services of Dr. Dimcck of Barons and Dr. F'eeze of ChamnioTi. In 1933 it was voted to accept the hospital as a institution to sc.ve town- ships. The acquired I' a of Little Municipal Hospital. Tliis building served the area until a brand new hospital was erected and officially opened in February, 1959, by Dr. J. D. Ross, minister of health, and Rev Peter Dawson, MLA. Once again the huge build- ing stood empty for a hms. The Garth Skriver family oc- cupied it for a while and Mrs. Jure Skriver end Mrs. Blanche Cce had a beauty shop in one part of it and the local doc- tor, Dr. Hwozoscki had his of fice in another section. For the many people who worked in the building when it was a bank or hospital, and to those who were bom there, the place has many sentimental memories. Many of the married women living in the area today were nurses who came from Eng- land, e2ste'Ti Canada and other places in answer to an adver- tisement in a medical journal or newsoarcr that nurses were r.csded at the local hospital. At last the building has been purchased by Wes Grcer who will clear the site ar.d fill in the The two top floors have been taken r'own. The timbers that in the attic and second floors 30 feet long. All the inside kniVer is reported to be in excellpijt con- dition. Mr. Grcor plars on building a bunkhcnse and a shop on his farm with the lum- ber. Ken Volk puPed down the brick chimneys from the two huge fireplaces which were in the building. Baptism rites May 13 at St, Paul's, Coleman COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Rev. Bob Smith of the Crows- nest Pass United churches has announced that the act of bap- tism will be celebrated in St. Paul' United Church at Co'e- man Sunday, May 13. Those wishing baptism should contact Mr. Smith. New members will be re- ceived on the same date. Taher fish derby Saturday TABER (HNS) The Taber Fiih and Game annual fish derby will bo held Saturday, May 12. It will ba held at the wast end of Fincastle Lake. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments served. All children under IS years and senior citizens over 65 years will be the contestants and must have their own tackle and register at Turin Hard- ware, Taber, before 12 noon on the day of derby. Senior citizens will be trans- ported to and from lake by the EPOE bus and children by other vehicles. Assemble at the swimmim? pool area before 1 p.m. as all vehicles will leave the Taber swimming pool at 1 p.m. ;