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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May THE LETHMIDQB HCftALD -19 200-bed hospital to set up in Macleod FORT MACLEOD Coun. Grant Day told town council this week Fort Macleod will find itself suddenly equipped with a new hospital next week. Coun. Day said the 200-bed hospital will be set up in the Fort Macleod immediately behind town as a training exercise to prepare for emergencies. Coun. Phil Hodnett has been working with youths in the local Disaster Services Act group that will take part. Involving about 10 tons of the hospital will be shipped in boxes from Edmonton to Fort Macleod by the Alberta Emergency Health Services. It will be assembled Monday and Tuesday by the staff of the Fort Macleod Municipal Hospital. Patients in the hospital won't be neglected because of this extra hospital officials say. The hospital is used for displays and is sent to various centres throughout the province. A unopened one is stored ready for any emergency. Fifteen others are located throughout the province to be used in times of disaster. The boxed hospital comes complete with a x-ray department and operating room. It will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p m. Wednesday. Guides will take groups explaining what happens when patients come in. The tour is free. If a disaster occurred the hospital would be set up immediately in the F. P. Walsh High School. It could be put together by 30 skilled people in only four says A. W. Mann of assistant director of Emergency Health Services. Tlu' Herald- District Blairmore to borrow for project Barons REA shares 4not transferable9 BARONS Elwood R. secretary-treasurer of the Barons Rural Electrification said last week shares in the REA are not transferable. This he that Hutterites who purchased about eight sections of land in the Carmangay area do not get all the REA- shares the former landowners held. The Hutterites will take over the REA contract on the farm on which they are located. But shares for other farms they bought will revert to the REA. These transformers will eventually be said Mr. a charter member of the 25-year-old REA. Old brick school to close FOREMOST The old brick school at Bow that has served the educational needs of the community for well over half a is coming to the end of its useful life. The decision was taken at the May meeting of the County of Forty-Mile .School Committee to seek other arrangements for the library and science classes currently housed there. The committee will apply to the department of education for a grant to establish a library and science laboratory for use by elementary students in the new building which is situated alongside. It is hoped to convert existing classrooms into the new facilities. The newer building is considered to be of adequate size to accommodate all students and equipment without too much overcrowding. The old which has been a landmark of the town for so many must await a decision on its future. Town representative to the Phil has undertaken to look into the matter to determine whether the building ha's any value for community projects. Anyone having any constructive suggestions to offer about the possible use of the structure is urged to contact Dr. Bryant without delay. He said the Hutterites are building a compound to house 145 a daughter colony from the Waterton Hutterite Colony near Hillspring. They are locating it on the Black Spring Ridge and may call'it the Spring Ridge said Mr. Irwin. have power he said. are supplying power now. They have now asked for a huge increase in the source of supply because they are planning to install two 30 horsepower motors to grind He said the present REA line is not designed to handle this additional load. Calgary Power Engineers are working on the problem. engineers.are going to come up with three or four said Mr. Irwin. are going to try to come up with a solution that is not going to hurt He we have to go back and enlarge our who pays for The Hutterites with one contract are only one pea in the He said the problem will be solved don't want our membership to suddenly raise a furore and say we are subsidizing the Mr. Irwin is the only charter member left on the present REA board. He noted that if the line is changed over to three-phase users might be classed as and charges would be based on a peak-load rate. is one of the reasons these Hutterites want to go to single he said. The Hutterites want to use a Roto Phase Converter to allow them to use three-phase motors on single phase power. Gov't recognizes hospital concerns PINCHER CREEK The petition from the Pincher Creek Hospital District for the discontinuance of renovations of St. Vincent's Hospital and for the support of a new Fellowship awarded superintendent PINCHER CREEK Brian superintendent of the Pincher Creek School has been awarded an Alberta Teachers' Association fellowship in education. Mr. Frankcombe's award came in the form of the John Walker Barnett tor This will be used to complete doctoral work at Michigan State University in the department of educational foundations. Awards are made annually for significant contributions to education in the for academic and for contributions to activities of the A.T.A. Mr. Frankcombe has been -active in assisting in developing social studies curriculum. hospital has been officially recognized and received several indications of response from the Provincial according to the local petition committee. Further to the formal recognition and response by the minister of health and other officials have visited the present there has been a work stoppage on and there are tentative plans for Premier Peter Health Minister Neil and the local petition committee to meet within the next month. Also noted is the fact that the minister of youth and Horst has been referred to for the purpose of assessing the Lebel home here for its possible cultural and heritage values. BLAIRMORE Blairmore council has accepted the tenders of Coho Paving and Calgary Concrete to dp a curb and gutter and paving job in town this spring and summer. Council has received approval for a bylaw from the Local Authorities Board to borrow approximately for the work with the remainder of cost of the job to come out of general revenue. It is expected that work on this project will begin soon. work will begin on more than 100 yards of concrete storm sewer east of Fantin's Chapels running north to the Crowsnest River. More storm sewer work is to be done in west Blairmore. Possibility of laying a concrete floor in the Blairmore improvements to the electrical distribution improvements to the local Clinics arena and land banking will be some of the initial items the town will look into under the Neighborhood Improvement Program. Council will meet with regional promoter of the NIP Charles Gale of this week to discuss the matter. The town received approval for a Student Temporary Employment Program to employ four persons beginning June 1. A total of was granted. First item on the program will be a house-numbering project and cost of the house numbers will be underwritten by the town. Work is to begin June 1. A committee of councillors will meet with a committee from Coleman town council to discuss firemen's wages in both towns. Both- brigades operates on a voluntary basis and are paid on an hourly basis when attending fires or practices. May 27 is the date set for the budget meeting. COALDALE The Barons- Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and preschool PICTURE May in the Picture Butte High from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. May 28. in the health unit in the Administration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Thursday. May in the health unit office in the Town Office from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. May in the health unit office in the Administration from a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Speech therapy for pre- schoolers is available at the health unit by phoning 345-4877 tor appointment. For social service appointments telephone Coaldale or Taber 223-3911. Lionette Park Mark and Brent Rempel of Fort Macleod try out a slide in the Fort Mac- leod Lionette Park. The park was opened Sunday. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. 328-7684 COMPLETE HOMEOWNERS' INSURANCE AT LOWER RATES HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201-3rd Ave. S- Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINER'S INSURANCE COMPANY The only Canadian Company providing automobile end insurance exclusively to abstainers. Foremost Mardi Gras days set for June 9 Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON Resident Blairmore-Phone 562-2149 If you can wait Monday out the Cash in on traffic-stopping bargains from an inventory of millions of Shoppers Stoppers start May 27 Simpsons-Sears FOREMOST Pony chariot and chuckwagon races will be held this at Maverick Mardi Gras days to be staged 8 and 9. The Foremost sponsors of the will be assisted in parts of the program by two other community the Foremost branch of the Royal Canadian Legion and Foremost Elks. June 7 will be observed by local schools as Farmers' Day. The program will start with a 4-H calf show and sale by the Shortgrass and Prongnorn 4-H Beef Clubs. Showing and judging will be at 10 a.m. with the sale at 2 p.m. Cash bingo and a carnival will be offered by the Elks in the evening at the Foremost Community Hall. A lounge will be operated by the Legion in its adjacent hall. The cabaret at the Community Hall will begin at 9 p.m.' to the music of Blaine Poberznick and the Quints. This will incorporate a queen contestant fashion show at about 10 p.m. There are four rodeo queen the host Lions Club is sponsoring 16-year-old Robyn Cowie of Sherry Black is sponsored by the Shortgrass Beef Betty O'Donnell by the Writing-on-Stone Riding and Charlene Moreland represents the Skiff Ladies Variety Association. Saturday's program starts with a breakfast from 7 to a.m. This will be followed by the parade at 11 and chicken dinner at the rodeo grounds at noon. The George Ross Memorial Rodeo will start at 2 p.m. Saturday with a second performance Sunday at 2. Plans are currently under way to' have an inter- denominational worship service at the community hall Sunday conducted by members of the local ministerial association. Rodeo action at 2 p.m. will also have a greased pig scramble for children 12 and under. The afternoon will conclude with the pony chariot and chuckwagon races at 5 o'clock with racers from the Alberta and Saskatchewan Pqny-Chuckwagon Associ- ation. 4Pass teachers resign BLAIRMORE The resignations of Mrs. John Kovach and Joris teachers at the Isabelle Sellon School in have been accepted with regret by the Board of trustees of the Crowsnest Consolidated School Division. Mrs. Kovach retires after 22 years in the teaching profession 17 of which have been devoted to schools in the Crowsnest Pass. Mr. Kempers plans to relocate in Calgary. He spent the past three years in the 'Pass. A motion regarding the hiring of teaching and administrative personnel to the division was passed. The motion indicated that board establish priorities as to staff vacancies preference will be given to applications of local Pass origin and vacancies should be posted in advance in every school. Coleman Recreation Board was granted use of the Cameron School as the temporary headquarters for the circus they are bringing in. Secretary treasurer Emil Sapinsky advised that the call for tenders regarding a plumbing job to install hot water connections in the Coleman Central School produced no results. The secretary treasurer will pursue the matter. Farmers' Day will not be recognized by local schools this year and classes will function as usual. 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