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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta iphurch Relocation tPUms Discussed I i NATAL (HNS) - Natal St. Michael's Parish Council has fin/orm**! each parishioner in the District of Sparwood as to what progress has been made �o far in the matter of relocating church property to the j&ew townsite at Sparwood. The council has met with Mr. ertoia of the Regional District of East Kootenay in re-Jgards to the church property land was informed that the JpRegional District is prepared !'to offer $72,185, covering the purchase of the Roman Catho-'> lie Church complex. The only ^Alternative to the buy out posi-fUon is that the Regional Dis-,�|trict will consider paying the j?Cost of dismantling and moving ^the buildings in question to r;'6parwood. '-' The Sister's convent, one of �the three buildings comprising *1the church complex, could be bought buck for $1 providing  the parish will be responsible for the dismantling, clearing, i and filling in of the basements. ]Tbe cost of this is being looked , into by one of the council mem-�1 bers. The parish council has I also been advised by a moving if assessor that it would not be ] wise to move the buildings, .considering the cost of moving and renovating to meet the [ standards. Festivities Scheduled At Sparwood :! SPARWOOD (HNS) - Plans are under way. for a two - day program to be held June 20 and 21 in Sparwood. At 10:30 a.m. Saturday festivities will 'get under way with a parade led by the General Stewart Branch Royal Canadian Legion ' Pipe Band of Lethbridge. Sports including softball will start at 1 p.m. and a social evening will be held in St. Michael's hall to end the day's activities. \ Sunday sports will begin at 1:30 p.m. and the official opening of the new Pollution Control Centre will take place at 2:30 p.m. It is expected that mem-: bers of both the federal and '�]. provincial governments will be I in attendance at this ceremony i at 5 p.m. A banquei. will be 'held for all the invited guests. Sunday evening a fireworks display will be held, sponsored by the Municipal District of Sparwood. Council have also applied for the purchase of lots 19 and 20 for the church at the new town-site. The cost of the land is $9,500 and a 10 per cent deposit has been paid to hold the lots. Plans for a church suitable for the needs of the district are also now being looked into. NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS MILK RIVER WELDING PORTABLE WELDER REG BARROWS, Prep. Phone 647-3972 Mrs. Fawcett Greets Guests At Lodge PORT MACLEOD (SpeciaD-Guests who called at Pioneer Lodge recently, were greeted by Mrs. Maude Fawcett, matron, and were asked to sign the guest book, presided over by Mrs. Elizabeth Reynolds. A large Maypole, work of Peter Giesbrecht, caretaker, and decorated by the w o m e n of the lodge adorned the reception hall. Miniature Maypoles,.floral arrangements and silver services graced the pouring tables. Sharing honors were: Mrs. Lois Allan, Mrs. Delia Prescott, Miss Antoinette Maunsell, Mrs. Ann Henderson, Mrs. Ann Brandley, Mrs. Barbara McLaughlin, Mrs. Laura Yorgason, Mrs. Ella Potter, Mrs. Maddelo Palazzo, Mrs. Daisy Field, Mrs. Katie Connor and Miss Jean McHattie. The 16 individual tea tables were centred with apple blossoms and tiny birds, loaned by Mrs. Ruth Chell. Lunch was served by: Mrs. Minnie Bedingfield, Mrs. Jennie Karaz, Mrs. Sarah Marsh, and Mrs. Agnes Rose. Preparing the lunch and working in the kitchen were other staff members: Mrs. Alice Hog-] land, Mrs. Vada DeGuinnus, Mrs. Shirley Bunton, Mrs. Tru-day Blunden, Mrs. Grace Black. A popular spot where one could throw a line and hook a mystery prize was the fish pond. Mrs. Ekelund, Mrs. Brand-ley and Mr. C. Patterson were on hand to help the fishermen. Another attraction was the handmade tea cloth donated by Miss Chapman. Tickets were sold and the lucky winner was Mrs. Lois Allan. Cashier for the afternoon was Mrs. Helen O'Brien. In summing, Mrs. Fawcett said: "We sincerely thank all the staff and the guests for their kind assistance and thanks to all our good friends for coming to have tea with us in our home. Come again, anytime." Shower Held ENCHANT (HNS) - Miss Cindy Christensen of Lethbridge, who will marry Gordon Rombough of Enchant this month, was honored at a shower here. REDUCED $1000 FROM ORIGINAL ASKING PRICE !7'/a FOOT STARCRAFT CABIN CRUISER An��?�!l,luLfami,ly A01?' �"��'� with 110 hp. Mercury motor with only 55 hours, and trail.,. All Ilk. ,�, condition. Phone 327-1172 COUNTRY NEWS These Are The lethbridge Herald Correspondents In Your Area NATAL, B.C. PAUL CHALA ................P.O. Box 287 LOMOND Mrs. Leonard Chase .........Genearl Delivery CARDSTON Mrs. Catherine Hull...........GeneralDelivery COWLEY Clarence Weekes.................P.O. Bex 7 STAVRY MRS. JOYCI NOWICKI............General Delivery CRANBROOK RON POWIU ................... c/a The Courier Contact these people for yaur Diitrict News or Classified Advertising "THANK YOU SERVICE HELD AT COLEMAN Dutch-Canadians Grateful BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - "Thank You Canada," an expression of gratitude by the people of the Netherlands who were liberated by Canadian forces 25 years ago, was recently well-marked ir. the Crowsnest Pass. Dutch Canadians from all of the Crowsnest Pass towns grouped together and in co-operation with local branches of the Royal Canadian Legions began the day's ceremonies by placing wreaths at the cenotaphs in Bel-leveue, Frank, Blairmore and Coleman. A special ecumenical war commemorative service was held in St. Ames Roman Catholic Church in Blairmore where Rev. Jim Hagel and. Rev. Dennis MacDonald of St. Annes Roman Catholic Church; Rev. Dave Hembling, St. Pauls United Church; Rev. Charles Gale, Anglican Church and Evangelist B. Wobben took part in the ceremonies. The Scripture was read by Peter Vasten-hout of Bellevue. The gathering then proceeded to each of the three branches of the Royal Canadian Legions where Rev. Wobben on behalf of the Crowsnest Pass Dutch Canadian presented engraved plaques to the presidents of each Legion. The plaques ex-presed gratefulness to Canadians for their great sacrifice in the liberation of the Netherlands in 1945. Lunch and refreshments were provided by the Dutch Canadians at all of the three Pass Legion Branches. Seven Per Cent Increase At Taber Requisitions Boosted TABER (HNS) - Four requisitions accepted by the Taber Municipal Council amounting to nearly $450,000 were up by Crews Busy Installing Water Mains FORT MACLEOD (HNS) -Town crews are busy placing ductile water mains in the downtown area in an effort to complete the work as soon as possible, before the Department of Highways and Transport commences work on the new two - way couplet, through 23rd and 25th Streets from the Calgary junction through to the Cardston and Lethbridge junction. Tenders for this work have been issued, with an expiry date of June 1, and it is expected that work vsT.ll commence on the new highways soon after that date. Many water lines were replaced last year, but it was later found that in just two blocks alone, more than three million gallons of water were being lost through leaks during the year. It was decided to place eight inch pipes throughout, as the area will eventually be designated as "commercial," making the usual six inch pipes unsuitable. Service lines to adjoining property are being laid as the work proceeds on the new mains. William Towle To Gain Degree TABER (HNS) - William Ray Towle, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Towle of Taber, will receive his Master of Arts degree in geography at the University of Alberta convocation exercises later this month. Following their marriage in June (Miss Bonnie Clark of Cincinnati) Mr. and Mrs. Towle plan to teach in West Africa under the auspices of the CUSO program of overseas assistance. seven per cent or $28,500 above the previous year. I Major item was the Department of Education's school foundation plan requisition at $388,-083 based on 30 mills on the equalized assessment. In 1969 the MD paid $378,172 based on a 28 mill rate The low net increase was due to a reduction in the equalized assessment from $13,506,146 in 1969 to $12,-936,090 for 1970. Taber Foundation's (senior citizens Clearview Lodge)requis-ition went up to $10,349 at 0.8 mills, from $9,454 at 0.7 mills last year. Lethbridge Municipal Hospital's requisition went up from nil to $4,087, while Taber General's request for $46,367 is about 40 per cent higher than the $32,-729 paid last year. All requisitions were accepted by the council who now awaits Taber School Division and Taber Separate School District requirements for finaliza-tion of its ovn budget. No word has been received from the Department of Municipal Affairs regarding the annual municipal assistance grant, except for some suggestion that "it will be up about 11 per cent above last year." In its day-long meeting (from 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. with all members in attendance) the council met with District Engineer T. D. McGreer of the Department of Highways and Tourism in connection with road work to be undertaken by the MD this year. 'n"> pmcvnt; of the 1970 ro^d grant w:s not available at the i.ieeuiig, liivugii i.i.-. ivicUreer said, and later confirmed by letter by the department, that the grant would be about the same us last year, which was over $115,000. The council was also advised of approval by the department of a special contingency grant to be used on secondary highway construction, in the amount Of $70,000. These funds will be used for 3.5 miles of paving on the district road from Highway 36 toward Hays. For each dollar spent on special work, the MD put up one fourth, so that the MD share for the first paving project in the MD will be slightly more than $23,000. The contingency grant last year was $45,000, and was used for construction of roads in the Grassy Lake area. Walkathon Today At Magrath M AGRATH (HNS) - Mag-rath s Jiool band will stage a walkathon today for 20 miles on Highway 62 from Magrath to Del Bonita. Participants and sponsors are needed to help get uniforms for the band. Anyone interest-ed may contact Mrs. Ken Hark-er at 758-3045. The 50 member band was highly commended for its performance at the Medicine Hat Band festival and took first place in its class. Boyd Hunter of Cardston is band master. DISTRICT DOINGS Hold Banquet P1NCHER CREEK (Special )-The Explorer group of the United Church held its annual mother and daughter banquet recently. This was for girls in the nine to 11 age group. There .were 60 girls, their mothers, sctr.e grandmothers and special guests in attendance. Mrs. G. Tucker was Gradmother of the Year. Mrs. Jordan spoke to the girls, graduating from the Explorers group and the CGIT and presented Cathie Hauck, Melany Winters, Maureen Hin-mam, Roberta Thomas, Cathie Cleland, Donna Lounsbury and Brenda Bustard with their diplomas. . There was a special award for Cathie Copeland. She was called "Explorer of the Year" for all her help to the leaders and to the girls. After the banquet the girls had a short program of songs, musical numbers, and skits. The evening ended with a short Vesper service in the sanctuary of the church. Meeting Held GRANUM (HNS) - Mrs. Bud Donahue was the hostess for the regular meeting of the Gran-um Catholic Women's League with an attendance of 10 members and five visitors. Mrs. J. Donahue, president of the Fort Macleod CWL gave a report on the CWL convention which was held in Medicine Hat. Father Redmond gave a talk on poverty in foreign countries and suggested ways of helping them. The next meeting will be on June 3 at the home of Mrs, D. Fitzpatrick. Napi League PINCHER CREEK (Special) - The Napi Friendship Associa-1 tion is sponsoring a ball league for the summer. The Napi Fastball League has recently been formed, and will consist of six teams: Brocket Warriors, Brocket Mohawks, Pincher Creek Orphans, Fish-burn Hawks, Pincher Creek Cardinals, and Brocket Bus Co-op. Henry Potts was named president of the league and Napi director, Peter Cresswell, was named secretary. League games will be played each Tuesday and Thursday, through May, June and July. Open House ETZIKOM (HNS) - The family of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lanz held open house in the Etzikom Community Hall to help celebrate the 25th wedding anniversary of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lanz who were married in Etzikom May 17, 1945 and farm north of Etzikom. The couple was presented with a purse from their many friends who signed the guest book. Mr. and Mrs. Lanz have five daughters, one son and two grandchildren. Saturday, May 33, 1970 - THI IITHIRIDOI HERALD - 3 Date Set For Election TABER (HNS) - Taber Chamber of Commerce has set Wednesday, June 17 as the date for a general business meeting at which members of its council will be elected for the year beginning September 1, 1970. Named to complete arrangements for the breakfast meeting at 7 a.m., is second vice-president John Tarns. The chamber council, headed by president Lawrence N. Campbell, has served in office since installation at the annual banquet in January. This year the chamber's bylaws ha"e been amended to change the operating and fiscal year from the calendar year to a year ending August 31. Other business concluded by Good Crowd GRANUM (HNS) - Over 100 mothers and friends attended the Home Economics' class annual display and tea. Mrs. J. Wevers read the commentary as he girls modelled the dresses, suits, blouses, nightwear and aprons they had made. Mrs. L. Bailey played the piano accompaniment for four musical numbers presented by the grades eight and nine students. MORE AND SAME A pear contains more calories than a peach and about the same as an apple. the council included referral to highway committee (H. George Meyer chairman) the matter of proposals for highway signs on the highways entering Taber, and discussion on the Victoria Day parade sponsored by the Chamber. Aid Pool Fund BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) -St. Joseph the Worker Council, Krights of Columbus, recently announced a total of $1,300 was raised by a recent project. 11 Mill be donated to the Crowsnest Pass swimming pool fund. Knights Eric Price and John Sikora were appointed to arrange the date and place for the annual picnic event. A report will be presented at the June meeting. Two Graduate NATAL (HNS) - Debbie Janco, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Janco, and Lorna Doratty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doratty, both of Natal, have graduated from Nelson Vocational School in practical nursing. iwiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiciiiiiiiiiiiiiijiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiii^ More District On Page 11 ;rrr r:':i!i iri"i!iMi::j\rr:!iM!j^ii:i|i::'i!-.i:! �[:::; rnT^n-rrT.'o CASH CROP Grow Sunflowers UNDER CONTRACT DEMETER AGR0 LTD. WILL PAY 4c PER LB. DELIVERED TO GOVERNMENT ELEVATOR, LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-5737, LETHBRIDGE or contact Alberta Pool Agents in Claresholm, Blackle, Vauxhall or Lethbridge area. ENGINE GONE Our Spring Tune-up Will Bring It Back Alive! 7 6 Cyl. Plus Paris '8 Cyl. Plus Paris OFFER EXPIRES JUNE 13th! "CHICK" MaclNTOSH'S LAKEVIEW ftEXACO] 1001 M.M. Dr. Phono 327.5697 Aids Hospital BLAIRMORE (CNP Bur-eau) - The Calgary-Crowsnest Pass Re-Union Club has donated $300 to the Crowsnest Pass Municipal Hospital towards the purchase of a movie projector. The donation marks the second such gift to the hospital in the past two years. ATTENTION: CROWS NEST RESIDENTS For the host choice in MOBILE HOMES The Famous Safeway and Brentwood Models Up To 1,052 Sq. Ft. Fully Furnished. See SKEEZ CHRISTENSEN Manager of UNITED MOBILE HOMES LTD. Frank, Alberta. (Next te the Turtle Mountain Hotel) SPECIAL Big Savings on used 12-ft. wide mobile homos. Bed in terms and trades from Canada's largest dealer TT PUT SAFETY ON THE ROAD THIS SUMMER! tm�u/> WITH Dayton DAYT0NA GLASS BELTED 78 SERIES Wide Tires KIRK'S gives you the ultimate in service because we operate our own SERVICE DEPARTMENT  BRAKES  SHOCKS  WHEEL BALANCE  ALIGNMENT All performed by experts! Now yours at a season opening sensational low price! SIZE F78xl4  Twin Whitewall One Sido  Single Whitewall Other Sido WITH TRADE, EACH...... YOU CAN DEPEND ON THI TIRE EXPERTS AT TIRE SALES LTD. KIRK'S  LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-59B5  TABER-6201 50th Avenue Phone 223.3441  FERNIE, B.C.-Phono 423-7746 23 ;