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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta VY'tlncidtiy, November 25, THE LE1HORIDGC IIIHAID 3, ital lax burden lo be doubled in '71 WILL SPEAK Kcv. Ecil- son Jones of Red Deer will speak at a scries of meetings ill the Pinchcr Creek First Baptist Church from Wednes- day, Nov. 25, to Friday, Nov. 27 and again on Sunday, Nov. 29. Snowstorm mars ley Ity ItOSS (IllJIt Herald News Service TABIiR The near doubling of hospital t axes in 1971 for ratepayers of Taber General Hospital district w a s the con- sensus of trustees at a recent meeting of the board of direc- tors following consideration of correspondence from Health Minister Henderson. In his letter to all hospital board members iii the prov- ince, Mr. Henderson said "it would appear unwise to antici- pate any general increase the rate of provincial payments for your hospital during the coming fiscal year." Mr. Henderson explained that the probable growth of provin- cial expenditures of six to eight per cent "will be barely ade- quate to cover increased costs due to the expansion of the hos- pital and nursing home pro- grams that will come into op- eration in the year ahead." He said that department of health costs had risen S84.5 million for 1865-66 from to a FOREMOST (Special) t snow storm in the Foremosi area spoiled many of the plans as the United Grain Growers held the delegates report ban quet at Foremost Community Hail recently. About CO were in attendance to hear Bill Heninger give interesting and detailed report of the 64lh annual UGG con vention held recently at nipeg. fn attendance was a membei of the UGG board of directors Hugh Dickson, who was elect- ed for his third term of office at the recent convention. Mr. Dickson also addressed the meeting, p 1 e ad i n g with farmers to meet their full bar- ley quotas, so that future mar- kets would not be jeopardizec as -a result. Head table guests introducec by master of ceremonies Rich- ard Losey included Mr. and Mrs. Art Wiebe, Mr. and Mrs. Gil Mehlen, of Foremost, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Heninger of Fore- most, Hugh Dickson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Raisbeck of Leth- bridge and Geoff Tagg of Fore- most. The mayor of Foremost, Rein- hold Karl, gave an address of welcome on behalf of the vil- lage. Entertainment for the eve- ning was provided by Geoff Tagg who played the guitar and sang. Art Wiebe then showed some interesting slides of a recent trip to Japan including Expo 70. The ticket draw for a shovel was won by Bill Rsibeck, and boxes of chocolates won by Monica Trace and Mrs. Ivan- ics. The banquet was catered to by the Lucky SStrike Commu- nity Association women. projected million for 1970- 71, the per cent increase rang- ing from 13.5 per cent last year lo as high as 22.2 per cent for 1967-68. The Taber General Hospital board is also faced with un- known increases in salary ex- penditures due to the expiry at the year-end of all current wage schedules and contracts with negotiations already be- gun between the Alberta Hospi- tals Association and various staff associations in Edmonton. in consideration, also, of price increases of practically all goods purchased, and addi- tional cost due to the inefficien- cy of the present hospital build- ing, the board forecast a pos- sible io mill levy against dis- trict ratepayers. Historically, in 1868 tire pro- vincial government levied four mills and the hospital three for a total of seven; in 1969 the government rate was un- VVins race FERNIE (HNS) David Derek, Fernie High School stu- dent, recently won a cross- country race at Creslon, B.C. He mil represent the Koot- enays in the B.C. Provincial School Boys' Cross Country Championships to be held at Burnaby on Dec. 5. FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! changed and the hospital's sup- plementary requisition went up to four mills for a total of eight mills. In 1970, the government re- moved the four mill general levy and the hospital district was obliged to increase locai taxes k> 5.5 mills' which was inadequate to meet costs in view of changes in government policy relative to covering op- erational deficits. The board's statement is that unless sonic drastic change in f i n a n c ing of should o c c u r, it is almost in- evitable that a 10 mill levy will be necessary in 1970. The rate will, of necessity, depend on salary increases as determined by current negotia- tions and a clear definition of the amounts of grants avail- able from provincial coffers to be considered by the board in drawing up its budget for the coming year. Logging operations shut down at Fernie WINS SCHOLARSHIP Beverly Bridge. IS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Uridge of Raymond lias won Ihc Warner County ATA scholarship. It is awarded to Ihc student showing the high- est potential for an educa- tion degree. She is studying at brigham Young Univer- sity. Sclilagcls honored on 25lh anniversary (C N P Bureau) and Mrs. Willie Schlagcl of Lundbreck and formerly of liellei'ue were honored on their 25lh wedding nnnivcrsary re- contJy wlnn more tlian 100 of llieir friends and relatives galhcred in the Lumlbrcck FERNIE The logging oper- ations of Crow's Nest Industries Limited at Fernie have been suspended. Sawmilling activities at the small old Elko mill were shut down. Company officials said severe and worsening cash drain on the company's finan c i a 1 re- sources, due to a poor and de- teriorating lumber market, .T'itkes this action necessary. 7'he inventory of logs on hand at the present time will enable the new Elko mill 20 miles south of Fernie to continue fulJ operations for a reasosable per- iod of time. It is hoped that economic con- ditions may improve in the near future to permit resumption of full operations. The closure affects 75 Crows Nest loggers and 75 contract loggers, plus 37 employees in the old New matron BOW ISLAND (HNS) Mrs. Jean Wehlans of Blackie will begin her duties as matron of Pleasant View Lodge 1. Mrs. Wehlans formerly was matron of the High River Lodge. She replaces Mrs. M a b 1 e Sivertson at Pleasant View. CGIT elects Kathy Gsar, Jorgciison GRANUM (HNS) The Granum CGIT was started re- cently with 25 members and two leaders in attendance. Mrs. Julie Calderwood and Mrs. Brenda Wavers are lead- ers. The new executive was elect- ed as follows: president, Kathy Cisar; vice president, Carol Jorgenson; secretary, Dolores Jorgenson; and treasurer, Pau- line Hewitt. A Christmas tea has i'ecn i planned for Nov. 23. CGIT girls be selling'crafts, on which they have been working for the last Hi months. community hall Lo celebrate the event. After receiving appropriale j corsages the couple was led to the head table which cen- tral with a large wedding cake. Buffet lunch was served after which .lack Welch of Maycroft i extended best wishes to the j c o u p 1 c from their many i friends. Mr. a n d Mrs. Schlapel ably responded and thanked (heir friends for the many gifts they received. Mention was also made of the fresh cut flowers sent by rela- tives from the coast and used to garnish the tables and hall. An evening of dancing con- cluded the event. Golden wedding CARDSTON (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Sommerfeldt of Cardston will celebrate their golden wedding Tuesday, Dec. 1. They will be honored on this occasion by an open house at their home between the hours of 4 and 8 p.m. It has been requested that there be no gifts. The couple was married in Bcllevuu United Church Oct. 20, 19-15, and lived in Hellevii'i until seven years ago. They moved to a ranch north of l.undbrcdi. Mr. Schlapri worked in 'Pass mines for many years. They daughters, Ethel of Bellow and Darlene and Marlcno J.'l home. Better TV reception wanted j COLE.MAN (C.VP Bureau) Mayor John llolyk and Cole- man town council arc making attempts to get better Calgary I television reception for Cole- man residents. A meeting has been ar- j ranged with a representative of ICFCN-TV who will attend a j Coleman council meeting tn discuss possibility of installing a station in Colcman to im- prove the reception. SERVICE DEC. C j WARNER (HNS) Mem-i orial day services will be held in the Community Hal] Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. Elks and Royal Purple will be in charge. Everyone is welcome. SPEAKS WITH SIGNS Wayne Bullock of Raymond teaches the LDS Church rrli- gion at Rosemead, Calif., using sign language. The LDS Church there has or- ganized a branch for deaf mutes. Church services are conducted in sign language, even to singing of hymns. His parents are and Mrs. Glen Bullock. The missionary says you must he carclut working with the deaf mutes hecause sometimes Ihcy will take a friendly "kidding" very seriously. Turkey bingo GRANUM (HNS) Elks are ilanning a turkey bingo to be icld Saturday, Nov. 28, in the Community Hall. Plans were made for the ac- tual children's Cliristmas party which will be held a few days before the holiday. NOTICE MEETINGS OF COMMITTEE OF THE ALBERTA CABINET WIU BE HELD ON Nov. 26th at p.m. In Cardston MD Board Room Ministers in Attendance will Mrs. E. S. Wilson, minister without portfolio; Hon. F. C. Colborne, Minister of Municipal Affairs; Hon. Robert C. Clark, Minister of Education. The clioirinnn will be the .Hon. Anders A. A.alborg, Provincial Municipal School Boards, Hospital Boards nnd various organizations will have the opportunity of making representation and presenting briefs. Delegates from these organizations please contact ftlVIN BULiCCK, MIA, Welling al 752-2134 Collect or M.D. of Cardston at 653-4244. Malnutrition COALDALE (HNS) The people in Haiti suffer from pro- tein and vitamin deficiency said Mrs. Garry (Myrna) Stone at a recent candlelighting cere- money of the Coaldale Way- farer Girl's Club. Mrs. Stone showed slides and ;poke about the country of Haiti. She had been there from 1964 to 1966 under the appoint- ment of the Mennonite Central !ommittee. Mrs. Stone is a registered nurse and served in is capacity. Mrs. Stone showed pictures of children who are ill because they had not received sufficient proteins and vitamins. OORP installation BOW ISLAND (HNS) An installation of officers was held recently in the Bow Is- land Community Hall. District deputy grand ex- haulted ruler J. Kirvan of Bas- sano conducted the installation ceremonies with the assistance of the Bow Island Order of Royal Purple drill team, A social and dance followed the installation. B.C. Tel program SPARWOOD (HNS) Meet- ing the increasing demand for telephone services throughout B.C. require expansions costing more than mil- lion in 1971, the B.C. Telephone Company announced recently. A building addition at Cran- brook will be completed and DDD equipment installations will be undertaken to lead to provision of customer-dialed long distance calls throughout the East Kootenay. Toys turned in CARDSTON (HNS) A profitable afternoon was spent by members of the Cardston Municipal Hospital Auxiliary at the first meeting of the fall season. Mrs. Agnes Sherman, vice- president conducted the meet- ing. The financial report show- ed a profit. Toys made by members were turned in, The Christmas pro- ject under the direction of Mrs. Alberla Bradshaw got under way. There was a good turnout of old and new members. The next meeting will be held Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. at the hospital. Hospital deficit offset at Taber By ROSS GIBU Herald News Service TABER A 10-month oper- ating deficit of was re- ported by the Taber General Hospital's board of directors for the 1970 period through .Octo- ber. This represents more than 10 per cent of the spent during the period against which is receivable from the provincial government. Expenditures were made up of for nursing services, S75.096 for special services mainly laboratory and radiol- ogy, for nursing educa- tion, and for all admin- istration and general services, less revenue of recover- ed for meals and other services provided for free. Revenues of included of local receipts and received from the pro- vincial government hi granU and special payments. However, the financial state- ment prepared on a government form does not reflect the ap- proximately received by supplementary requisition from contributing municipal govern- ments. Simple arithmetic dictates the indicated deficit is more than offset by the local requisiions which should cover any furher "deficit" incurred in hospital op- eration for the balance of the year. Fall sals held GRANUM (HNS) The annual fall sale of the Christian Reformed Church Ladies' Aid was held recently in the church basement. There was good at- tendance. Auctioneers for the sale were: K. Poelman, B. Vander- valk and J. Lozeman. Following the sale, tea was served by the Ladies' Aid. Mrs. S. Meindertsma and Mrs. II. Poelman were in charge of the bake table. Heads badminton GRANUM (HNS) Mrs. Doug Barnes was elected presi- dent of the Badminton club at the first meeting. Mrs. Mayme Robinson was elected secretary-treasurer. The club will meet every Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. in the high school. Anyone inter- ested in playing badminton is welcome to attend but children must be accompanied by their parents. CHIP WITH EVERY ORDER 9 Papa Fry Cod. Reg. 95c 9 Momma Fry Cod. Reg. 75c, Small Fry Cod. Reg. 55c FAMILY CHIP FRY Enough Fish and Chipi to feed 5 lo 7 people! A 3.50 value for only 2.35 Offer Expire; Saturday, Nov. 28, 8 p.m. Open Daily 4 p.m. FISH CHIPS 2716 12th Avenue South. Phone 328-8392 BONANZA Jusf Arrived! WOOL PANT SUITS JACKET AND PANTS OR JACKET ANB SIEEVELESS JUMPSUITS. Famous Maker. Wear indoor or out. Blue, Orange, Black, Brown, Chocolate, Mauve and Wine. Reg. to 45.00 GROUP 1 GROUP 2 2498 34" POLYESTER PANT TOPS and PANTS Print pant tops in double knit polyester 100% washable. Matching pants in washable fortrel. Navy. Aqua, Pink, Jade, Black and Brown. Sizes 8 to 18. Pant Tops Fortrel Pants 7" 6 ,99 DOORBUSTING SPECIALS 12 ONLY BUCKSKIN JACKETS Fringe on bottom and sleeve. Tan color. Size 8 lo 16. Regular 59.95 29 ,99 DRESSES Junior, Missy Sizes, Asst. Fabrics. Regular lo 25.00 Parent and youth night held bv LDS at Cardston CARDSTON (HNS) llie an- nual parent and youth night was presented recently by the Al- berta Stake Mutual Improve- ment Association. This was a drama entitled "Take Thou The Following." It showed the natural con- flicts between teen agers and adults. Most of the scenes took place in a drugstore. The pro- prietor, Mr. Williams, was play- ed by Ray Leavitt. The closing scene showed the teachings of Ilinir elders did have a bearing on the decisions (lie young people made. Others in Ihc cast were: Mrs. Donna Spackman, Sharon Hol- land, Dennis Brooks, Mclvin Cotlle, Mrs. liea Sommerfeldt, Wendy Cahoon, Stacey Bevans, Jill Uowden, Marsha sen. Mrs. Blanche Jensen, G o r d o n Jim fipackriian, Jesse 01- sen, Shelley Cahoon, Verla Low, V a 1 o r i e Meyer, Mrs. Leota Sloan, Debbie Gregson, L i n d y Smith, Larry Hartley, Carol Marie Hartley, Byng Beazer, Mrs. Hazel Cahoon, Rex Som- merfeldt. and Bill Meyer. Mrs. Lena Mahnberg was the director. She was assisted by Mrs. Norma Woolf. Co produ: cers were (he M.I.A. president Mrs. Elhcl Pitcher and Super- intendent Burns Larson. Music director was Mrs. Myra Hum- phreys; accompanists; Mrs. Ed- ilh Sloan and Don Browne. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Watts were the choreographers. Others on the production slaff were Howard Sugden, Leo Stulz, Miss Anila Weston, Theron Harker. Fielding Thomas. Bill Meyer, Mrs. Hazel Cahoon and Miss Marilyn Coombs. New Arrived WINTER COATS Fur trims, untrims, velours, shetlands, mohair and wool, wool melton, boude, wools. Sizes 7 to 15, 8 to 20 and half sizes. GROUP 1 Regular to 69.95 GROUP 2 GROUP 3 34" 39" Just Unpacked MISSY and HALF SIZE DRESSES Regular to 39.95 Double knits, fortrels, crimplenes, wools, crepe crimps, polyester. Sizes 10 to 18 and to Ifh. GROUP 1 GROUP 'i GROUP 3 14" 16" 19" JACKETS and CAR COATS Wool melton, fur fabric, Iwoedj, wools, Shetland w wjrJe coiduroy. Sites 7 to 15 and 10 to 18. GROUP Rogulnr lo 35.00 GROUP 2 GROUP 3 14" 24" OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 'TIL P.M. DOORS OPEN AT A.M. DAILY REGAL DISCOUNT STORES A Division Of DUBCO DISCOUNT STORES LTD. Phone 328-7324 307 5th Street S. ;