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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Barons senior citizens mark opening of drop-in centre BARONS One year of devoted effort was narked recently when Barons senior citizens held the of- ficial opening of their drop-in centre with a full day of Festivities. A total of 127 guests registered. The early afternoon ac- tivities began when president Pat Asplund welcomed visitors and gave a resume of the past year's work. A great deal of work and many donations were noted. President of Barons History Book Club. Mrs. Jean District calendar The Pincher Creek Lions Club will have a Christmas card at Ames Insurance of- fice. Proceeds will be used for comforts for the Crestview Senior Citizens .Lodge. Residents may have their names placed on the card by making a contribution Matthew Halton High applying the community school has opened its library to the public Monday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m. Fiction and non-fiction books can be borrowed for one week but reference materials must be used in the school The Chinook Health Unit has scheduled the following well- baby clinics for Fort Dec. 4 and to p.m. at the Health Unit Pincher Dec. 12 and from to a.m. from to p.m. in the Health Unit Dec. 6 and from to a.m. and from to p.m. in the elementary Dec. from to p.m. in the Anglican Parish Dec. 10 from to p.m. in the elementary Dec. from to a.m. and from to p.m. in the United Church Blair- Dec. 13. from to a.m. and from to p.m. in the Health Unit Dec. 14 from to a.m. in the Credit Union Dec. from to in the town Dec. 28. from to p.m. in the elementary school. presented a cheque for money remaining from their enterprise with good wishes for the oldtimers. Pat Asplund noted that this money would clear the debt on the drop-in building. .He then officiated at a ceremony of burning the paid mortgage document. Mayor Dennis Johnson cut the ribbon which gave official opening to the centre. John one of Barons Senior Citizens and a ham radio operator for many .was presented with a certificate from the Alberta Emergency Measures Organization for his faithful work in this field. Mayor Johnson made the presen- tation. Oscar senior citizen of Picture entertained with a program of magic acts. Mrs. Ellen son. local presented the centre with an oil painting in memory of oldtime residents. School enrolment increases PINCHER CREEK The Pincher Creek School Division No. 29 has an enrolment of students for the 1973-74 term. This is an increase of 171 from the same period a year ago. Included in this number are the community school students. The trend to lesser enrolments in preceding may be evidenced to a large degree when Grade 7 and Grade 12 figures are compared. Throughout the divisional school system only 109 beginners were enrolled for the current term while grade shows a registration of 274. A breakdown of the student roster Matthew Halton Pincher Creek Elementary Complex Livingstone School at and the Hutterite colonies of Waterton and Spring 91 students. The instructional staff is made up of 74 quali- fied persons. Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zeniths new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find of-the sound you hear is Irritating then our new Directional hearing the could be iust right for you. This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side'and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 qualify aids at no cost or obligation. Batteries for all makes of hearing aids. The quality goes in before the name goes on. __ LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the-hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th Avenue S. 327-2272 Report your news to.... The Uthbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area BARNWELL MRS. WALTER GRIG6H 223-8121 BLACKIE MRS JIM MONTGOMERY 684-3380 BOW ISLAND MRS. D. ROBERTSON 545-2192 MRS. ALICE-SCHAUFELElSPI 545-2127 BARONS JUNE COWIE TS7-3747 CARDSTON MRS. NORMA HULL..........................'........ 653-2054 CARMANGAY MRS. A.T. SHUMAKER 643-2129 Contact thoso people for your District News or Classified Advertising the remainder of the after- noon was spent in informal visiting. Senior citizens were present from Picture and Rocky Moun- tain House. A meal was served in the spacious main lounge. Leonard former agriculture and welfare minister and president of the original pensioners and senior citizens association of spoke. The drop-in centre is located on Main St. and is well appointed for facilities. Many people have donated furniture and equip- ment and much work has provided a modern kitchen and bathrooms as well as a pleasing recreation area where the may enjoy Card play shuffle do hand work or just chat over coffee cups. Friday and Monday after- noons are drop-in days and the coffee is always ready. Herald District Federal gov't plans tourism industry aid TORONTO A senior federal government official says his government is under- taking a program to aid in the development of the tourism industry .ytoss Canada. Donald director of the Department of trade and told a tourism seminar govern- ment is going to ensure a high priority to providing selective assistance to help the private sector solve some of the problems standing in the way of In an interview following his speech. Mr. .Bythell said the government will try to provide a better means for private businesses to obtain financing. He said the stability of many small tourist operations has been threatened in recent years by the difficulty they have encountered in obtaining funds. Mr. Bythell said the In- dustrial Development a branch of the federal govern- ment that provides loans to small has increas- ed its lending to tourist related operations. An official from the Ontario Ministry of Industry and Tourism told the seminar that a prolonged shortage of energy might drastically change the entire structure of tourism. H. J. director of the tourism and service branch of the ministry said if the shortages continue emphasis would be placed on group travel and mass tran- sportation modes which are restricted by shor- TV booster in operation PINCHER CREEK Technicians from were successful in getting Pincher Creek's television signal boosting equipment into operation recently. Residents throughout the townsite report improved reception despite operating with off-channel receiving antennaes. The channels available are 9 and 11. The project is design- ed to pickiup and relay signals originating in both CFCN-TV and Lethbridge. Moths defoliate forests Mont. The U.S. Forest Service says more than forest acres in the northern region of the country were defoliated by moths this year. The 1973 moth defoliation was 10 times the size of the region struck by-the Douglas fir tussock moth in 1972. Entomologist William Ciesla says the outbreak of moths poses a danger to forest resources. He said moth egg .masses gathered this year show a severe outbreak may occur in 1974. Ciesla said the solution may be the use of biological including introduction of bacteria or viruses into the caterpillar habitat. Lodge canvass nets COLEMAN Paula Peter of the Cpleman Royal Purple lodge announced the recent CNIB canvass here realized It has been forwarded to Calgary. PATERSON COMPANY BARRISTERS SOLICITORS ALBERTA' wish to announce the opening of branch offices in Pincher Creek and commencing Nov- ember office hours will be every Wednes- day as a.m. at the offices of Chartered Accountants. PINCHER p.m. at the office of Pincher Creek Travel Centre. For appointments please Pincher Creek etT-4579 Blalrmore M9.2131 Lethbridge 3H-TT81 Henker Farm Equipment Ltd. Phono 235-3110-Clarasholm IHTllaUTlVHAL Specials TRACTORS TRUCKS and CARS 70-I.H.C.'Atoii4x4.......................SaOOO. 1600 Loadstar M-Chav.lmpala4door tt-Cnav.lmpala4door MISC. EQUIPMENT 33 ft. gram auger wtth 15 ft. M.F. ONoal plow........................ Bowser gasoline pump-late model Proud winners Mrs. Islay Griffey and Susan both of show trophies they won for their outstanding exhibits at this year's Claresholm Community Fair. .Mrs.' Griffey holds the Bank of Montreal Trophy for garnering most points in handicrafts. She won 15 prizes in the baking section. Miss daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley holds her grand aggregate trophy and other awards. Hazel Hudson was second. The recent awards banquet was held in the Claresholm United Church Hall. Sparwood complex funded NATAL The department of recreation and conservation announced recently a grant of -has been awarded for the recreation complex at Sparwood. This is part of grants totall- ing which have been made by the British Columbia government under the Com- munity Recreational Facilities Fund Act to 60 pro- jects in communities throughout the province. In announcing the the minister said that an ad- ditional has been added to the fund from the general accounts to meet the demand. The grants are available for assistance in financing com- munity recreational facilities sponsored by a municipality or ethnic or religious group. The fund provides grants of one third of the capital development cost of a recreational facility up to one third of a million dollars. Crowsnest Pass briefs Trustees delay aide policy BLAIRMORE The board of trustees of the Crowsnest Pass school division accepted requests from Larry principal of the Isabelle Sellon the professional development committee and the ATA local to delay com- pletion of a definite policy on the use of aides in the local school division. They want it delayed until the board is given some guidelines from the professional development now working in co-operation with ad- ministrators and board members. The board granted a tem- porary appointment on a con- tinuing basis to Mrs. E. Sapinsky. On permanent staff now are Mrs. Mary Pizzey and David Liddell. The resignation of Peter Fitzgerald from the M. D. McEachern School staff 'was accepted. Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald are returning to south where both will be pursing graduate studies at the Flinders University. Superintendant P. K. Zubick reported government approval of the elementary component of the Educational Opportunities Fund this was the second of three proposals submitted by Mr. Zubick to be approved by the government. The board favored Mr. Zubick's suggestion that it ex- plore new government grants being offered in the areas of library and clerical help. Trustees Mrs. Lorraine Aiello and Bill Kovach outlin- ed highlights of the Alberta School Trustees Association convention they attended recently at Calgary. Crowsnest Pass Bureau Vernen Resident 962-2149 NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'.' Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home. HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd Ava. S. Phone 328-7777 MSWMKf COMPMT The CMVMT MitMfHc tot lire imvrnce tidwndi to abstsmrc. FOHECLOSUHfc AUCTION MAMEQUIPMENTCO. Montana NOV. A.M. Complex an arklgar Dr. north el TRUCKS' UCKS 73 Ford 4WD new Highway Boring 63 Chev. C60 Tel-Ecom Boom Out- line 65 Ford F700 Boom S 70 Ford F3SO Hyd. 69 MatMy Ferguson Tractor Backhoe F. E. 67 Chev. Dump 65 Chev. C60 Line Truck ill Corner 71 Chev. Carry- Dodge Adventurer Sport 70 Chev. Vi 66 Dodge Urtch Vibra- tory 72 Reach-All 72 Dur-A-Lm Chipmore Tulsa 1973 Hale 20 22 73 Mod. 1 200 Dakota. 2 hyd. Hitchhiker Camper 25 2 Snow- mobile MOTOR 1973 and 1972 TravCO Motor Homes Watt Onin loaded accessories. HYDRAULIC POWER 3 Ackley Power Models PU- PU-2-10-2000. PU- 2-14-2200. HYDRAULIC Ackley Hyd. impact Sump Chain Circ. Cutoff and etc. MISC. TOOLS a 71 Skldoo 399 36 Setectro 20 Cross Boxes. Drill Hand Grind- Hoisla. .Power Hack and many FOR AOOmOMAL A Pwiw FMsYM PAMY Homes Pitfield FOODS LTD. wish tO'inform their customers that their warehouse at 4th Avenue and Scenic Drive CLOSED RE-OPEN in their new location 1st and 11th Strait 8. Robinson Electric ON DECEMBER 3rd SEND HOLIDAY LOVE WITH A PORTRAIT BY Terry Bland Photography Ltd. 1224 trd AM. S. P1WM U7-M73 COLLEGE MALL 1M-0211 TABER STUDIO ;