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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thurtdny, Odober 5, 1972 THE LtTHBRIDGE HERAID 3 Mrs. Romcril knows town history Stirling has been home for 55 years By HUTU tlernltl News iSorvk-c STIRLING Mrs. Alfred T. Romeril commemorated her 55th year of making her home here. She Is the former Christine Hunler of Ogctan, Utah. Mr. Homcril brought her here as his bride in Septemhcr, 1917. Most of her childhood was spent at Scofiekl, Utah, until the coal mine disaster (more than 250 men wore Twelve died in her family because of Iliis explosion. When she arrived here Mi's. Romcril felt "everyone and ev- erything was so strange to me." There were no modern Uken- Mrs. Romeril and the late Alfred T. Romeril ors rebuilding set RAYMOND (HNS) Kami- tomo Brothers will rebuild Raymond Motors. The contract for the all-steel building has been awarded to Vanir Building Sales of Cal- gary. The new garage and service station will be located in the same place as the building which burned March 3 in an early morning fire. Kamitomo Brothers operated Raymond Motors since 1949 when they purchased the busi- ness from the late L. D. King. The garage and service station destroyed by fire was one o( the earliest Alberta garages. Within the past few years the building had been modernized with up-to-dale work rooms and show space. The new build- ing will he a 12-stall garage with a show room 30 by 40 feet in size. Since the fire Raymond Mo- tors has can-led on business in a temporary location, working A. II. Eflord of Lethbridge. under difficult conditions. j Construction will be pushed as fast as possible in order to tor-granted conveniences such Another difference she noted as plumbing, electricity, dial as odd was not having fruit, telephones or gas heat such as This so scarce she; made she had been used lo in Ogden. jam from a carrot and One of her strongest first im- it delicious. Her family pressions was of the grain ele- back in fruit-growing Utah valors She said she wondered thought this was very fuiuiy. where Ihey could ever get grain Along with Mr. Romoril's oc- onoufh to fill the huge eleva- cupalion of farming they es- tors. tablished a factory called The Alberta Knitting Company. Tliis was doing well for 2V4 years. Then fire broke out and de- stroyed the faclorj' and home. They then began an overall factory in (he village. After one year it was sold to the GWG (Great Western Garment) fac- tory of Edmonton. The firm closed the business here. Ttie Homcrils went back to farming and remained in this work until Mr. Romeril's death, May 3, 19GB. Mrs. Romeril recalls they first used a hoi'se-dvawn wagon but after a couple of years were one of three in the village to own an automobile. Mrs- Romeril has cheerfully given 45 years of service to the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- ter-day Saints in executive anc teaching positions in the Sun- day School, Children's Primary and the young people's Mutua" Improvement Association. She was especially noted for her work wilh 11-year-old boys She also has keen interest in genealogy work. In her comfortable home, Mrs. Christine Romeril, now years of age, is in excel lent health. Although she values her automatic washing machini _over her much-used washboarc he attributes her good healt i proper exercise which sh oes for Hi hours each day he passes on the informatio lat there are six best and they don't charge a thing "hey are: fresh air, sunshin< 'ater, exercise, rest and vege- ables. The Romeril's son, Elwooc nd his family also live in Eh illage. IVIrs. Romeril has seve and four grea doings Fined TAEER (HNS) Don Berg- roan of Bergman's Floor Cover- ings, 2716 I2th Ave. S., Leth- bridge, was fined and costs in provincial jucJge's court here. lie was convicted on a charge of doing contract business here without a licence. Hearing the case was Judge get business back to the stan- dard maintained for many years. Sunshine Spreaders meet on 'Patterns for Living' IRON SPRINGS (UN'S) Patterns For Living was the theme of the recent Iron Springs Sunshine Spreaders CGIT Mother and Daughter banquet. The toasl lo the mothers was proposed by vShelley Dickovit. Her mother, Mrs. C. Dickout, responded. The leader. Mrs. Craig Miller, Introduced the speaker, Miss Judy Bta k el ey of Le t hbr irtge, the provincial CGIT president. Miss Blakeley spoke on the flex- ible program of CGIT which, through activity, friendship and fellowship, helps the girls lo form a pattern for living which will enable them to get the most out of life. The group was also addressed by Miss Rhonda Cutforth. She attended Leadership '72, a new program held during the sum- mer at Saskatoon. Participating in this program were CG fT members from western provinces and also two from Ontario. TV for Mormons Ten Coaldale lots sold COALDALE fHNSI Ten town-owned lols recently were sold lo the highest bidder by town council. The average price was per lot. John Sicbert of Coaldale pur- chased nine lots. Two will he for low-cost housing, the purpose for which council solrl them. Btll Martens, a councillor, was the highest bidder on the tenth lot. Tt went for Mr. Martens was excused from vot- ing. There is a clause 'n the sale of these lols stating building must commence in one year or ownership reverts lo the town. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Deeoux, Resident Rep., Btairmore Phona 562-2149 TABER (HNS) Numerous LDS Church Sunday morning meetings have been cancellec in favor of a general confer- on cc televisi on broad cast over Lcthbridge Channel 7 at JO a.m Sunday, Oct. 8- The only morning mcetinj scheduled here is a pnesthoof meeting in the first ward com mencing at a.m. Evening services will be held as usual. A closed-circuit audio broad cast of t h e general priest hocx meeting will be held in variou. stake centres, including Taber at 7 p.m. Saturday. All rnali members 12 years and older ari invited, Extend deadline NATAL (HNS) Dcadlin 'or registration of snowmobiles under the All-terrain Vehicf Act has been extended fron Oct. to Nov. 1, it was ar nounced recently by Lloy Brooks, deputy minister of th department of recreation an con servaf ion- He explained (hat manula turer's delays in providing rej jstration decals has made th extension necessary. "Other significant aspects the act" Mr. Brooks said, "ar the safety provisions to contri the manner in which these in; chines may be operated, as we as their use in connection ivi hunting and where their pres encc may he detrimental to 11 environment. COUNTRY MEWS These Are The Letlibridcie Herald Correspondents in Your Area PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD LUNN (Special Corroipondenl) Box 314 FORT MACLEOD- MRS. TED SWIHART DEL BONIVA ERNIE I'ALTON Gen. Del. NOBLEFORD I. LUCHIA Phono 824-334S Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising aggers working overtime YOUTHFUL SKY-DIVERS CHECK GEAR BEFORE TAKE-OFF LIGHT AIRCRAFT BUFFS GATHER AT CLARESHOLM AIRPORT Claresholm 'port good place to lump M. O i- J L if you happen to be a sky-diver CRANBROOK (Special- kelson Forest District sawlog cale, covering both East and Vest Kootenay public forests, quadrupled in September, com- ared to the previous Septem- er. Measurement was cubic feet, compared lo i94 cubic feet for the month ast year. Total scale for the first three- quarters of 1972 now comes to cubic feet, compared o cubic feet for Shat part of 1971. Demand continues strong and prices firm, with in- dication the situation will prob. ably continue. Runaway lead species in Sep- tember was spruce at 7.1 mil- lion cubic feet, lodgepole pine was second at Ihree million cubic feot, and fir and balsam were close to a third place tie at more than two million cubii feet. holm Industrial Airport roving popular as people are By PAUL ANDERSEN Herald News Service owns and operates the runways and is now seeking financial help from the federal govera- Clares- meiit to maintain them. often that (he weather is here for such things as pleasure flying and than Calgary or Lethbridge. Members of (lie Calgary Sky Diving Club have used the fa- cilities here all summer and [all and plan to continue mak- ing this their main headquar- ters. They have permission from the Willow Creek- MD council to rent a building, formerly used by the air force, to use as a clubhouse. The sky in the Claresholm area is often clear when (he Calgary sky is overcast. The The town provides facilities for refueling of aircraft and provides shelter and rest- In Calgary the sky-divers used a farmer's dirt strip and had to contend with heavy air traffic. One or two tilings could be done to make the facilities even better, said one of the local fliei-s. A camp kitchen would be a real asset so thai quick lunches could be pi-cpared. Also needed: Landing lights for Nostrils twitch COALDALE (HNS) Odors floating into town from sur- Clarcsholm area is windy at j rounding livestock and poultry Sgt. Col ton promoted FORT MACLEOD fSpccia Sgt. Darlene Colton, junior offi cer at Ihe Fort Macleod Salva- tion Army Citadel, has been promoted to Envoy. II was done at a special ser- vice at High River. Capt, Barbara Williams, divi- sional youth secretary for Al- berta, (he guest. times but not as windy as Leth- bridge. Tim Ihree landing strips are each 100 feet wide and more than feet long, in the form of a triangle. This makes it eas- ier for take-off as one can al- ways head into the wind. The Town of Claresholm enterprises still remain a con- cern of council. Councillor Peter assisted hv councillor Earl! er. late fliers or in case of emer- gencies. At times when mem- bers of the local flying club, hear of a plane needing to land, cars are lined up along the runways with their head- lights indicating the runways. The Town of Claresholm does not have any fee schedule and there is a general feeling that it is good for Ihe community to have the facilities used. The operation of Ihe runways is by a committee of the town council, headed by Mayor Ernie Patterson. Mayor Patterson says mem- bers of the department of transport have promised to come and talk about the appli- cation for funds and to look over the facilities. Other facilities at the Indus- trial airport include a town- owned six-bay hanger for small planes. The bays rent for S30 a month. Tie-downs are also provided on the taxiway for se- ]umps were made by club members and visiting jumpers from Kalispell, Saskatoon, Ed- monton and Calgary. A Twin Beach craft was used to carry 12 jumper's up to the elevation. Local residents were treated lo some spectacular jumping when the professional visiting jumpers formed six-man stars and used colored lo mark the trail in free (alls. Some jumpers made special exhibition jumps for patients at the Claresholm Care Centra formerly known as the Alberta Hospital. Five local young people have also made a few jumps. Hawley Winor and Dixie Aim have made 14 and 12 jumps respec- tively. Brian Green, Greg Smith and Roger Turner hava also jumped. curing planes in windy wcath- Foxall, have been designated to see what can be done in obtain- ing the co-operation of farmers involved to keep the odor to a minimum. Don Armitt, chief Instructor of the Calgary parachule club, has made more than 200 jumps at (he Claresholm airport. One recent weekend a total of 175 More district 011 Page 9 SPECIAL CARLOAD LOT YEARLING SALE Walsh, Alta. 2000 head of Grass Yearlings All in car- load lots Nearly all steers will be sold. SATURDAY, OCT. 7th-1p.m. IN WALSH, ALBERTA Ken Hurlburt Auctioneer For further information contact Berf Hargrove at 937-2128 Home of fine Brazier foods ills? FRJDAY-SATURDAY-SUNDAY SPECIAL! Ill NORTH LOCATION ONLY be merry! NORTH STORE: 516 13th Street, North Lethbridge ;