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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tucsdoy, Oclobnr 10, 1972 THE IETHBR1DGE HERAID GOOD OLD-FASHIONED INSULATION Remodelling the kitchen of a house built ot Fort Mocleod prior to 1900, Mri. Stan Milliard tore off old wallpaper and found the ship-lap boarded wall had been Insulated with coUon floor sacks. They were from the mill of Fort Macleod. Pantry Queen was the trade name. Others were from Card- sron and Calgary. The milt, according io oldtimcrs, was located near the CPR tracks and" closed in Jhe early 1920s. Seen holding the flour bog fs Norman Milliard. Swiharfr Photo Daughters of' empire 1 aid museum Ry MAIIK I.UNN Special Correspondent PINCH JiK CRKF.K (Special) Mrs. Hilda Milne, regent FORT MACLEOD presided al llic recent meeting when 17 members of the Cap- Thc Fort Macleod Historic-i! Association's Museum has ex- ceeded all records :o dale this season. Tlie "fort11 opened its doors in May ami fit the end of Sep- tember, 7IM78 guests hod sign- ed the register. Of that total, were ad- mitted free of charge. They would include children wild parents, educational groups and senior citizens. Total attendance at this time last year was ant! in 1970, Larry King is secretary-man- ager. BIG CAVE tain McPhail Chapter of 10DF, met at the home of Mrs. Annie Maclean. Mrs. II. Reeves and Mrs. M. Hammond sent clothes U) the j Thrift Shop at. Bellevuc. Mrs. L. Bustard placed maga- zines at Hie post office at Broc- ket for the Peigan residents. Mi-s. H. Reeves sent reading material to the local jail. Mrs. Joy Cameron, service secretary, distributed personal properly bags to be filled by the members and sent to any disaster area and anyone in dire need. These bags are a twelve inch square cotton bag a drawstring at the top. The Big lloom of New Mexi-1 They contain soap, towel, tooth co's Carlsbad caverns is more Jrush artl other personal arti- than one mile long and has a floor space of 14 acres. are pinpointed diagnostic centre cles one might desperately need. Mrs, Dave Glen rejoined the chapter. A "thank you" note j rom Mrs. Dorothy Ilerbig of; iligh River was read. The next meeting will be held 6 at the home ot Mrs. Allison Dav. SPAR WOOD (HNS) A new hospital at Sparwood and a treatment and diagnostic cen- tre at Klkford have pro- posed hy a survey team of the Columbia Hospital In- surance Service. The survey was completed in May hy D. S. Thomson, direc- tor of the research division of the BCHIS, and another official. H. Snyder, Its recom- mendations were accepted re- cently by the East Kootenay Regional Hospital District. The report predicts a need for 87 beds by 1976 in the Fer- nie School district, which in eludes Femie, Spanvood and Elkford, as well as electoral areas A and B of the Regional District of East Kootenay. Previously, BCHIS had rec- ommended that the hospital needs of the school district coulrl best be served from a single facility, and thus they had recommended the 66-bed Fernie hospital, now under con- struction. Events of the past three years have brought about a shift in the relative size of these communities, (Spanvood and with Spanvood rapidly approaching the size of Fernie with every expectation of continuing development. Within a few years Spanvood could well exceed Fernie in size, the report says. It thus recommends that only 60 of the beds be completed in the Fer- nie hospital and 27 beds be HONORED BY FAMILY, FRIENDS-Mr. and Mrs. Walter Erickson of Maslnasin were honored at a recent family party on the occassion of their Golden Wedding Anniver- sary. It was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Erickson of Milk River. The family gift, a set of slainless ileel cutlery was presented by their daughter, Lillian Szarko. Guesls included a son, Angus Erickson, brothers Leif and Erickson and their wives. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The tetlikidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. EO. CESAR General DeUeiy GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TUSNBUtt Conerul Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S P JOHNSON Gon. Del. RAYMOND MSS. DEIIA WOOIF Gen. Del, TURIN Mrs. Paulin Juhar................ 738.4394 Contact thrso pcon'o for your District News or Classified Advertising armed for a Sparwood hospi- Juslification for a diagnostic entre at Elkfonl, although it is ily 25 miles from Spanvood, made hy the report. It is lountainous country where the lowfall last year exceeded 300 ches. Also, the mine site is nether 20 miles from the vil- ge. The EKRHN will meet with c onrad boosts hockey By MARG LUNN Special Correspondent PINCHER CREEK (Special The minor hockey executive net recently with approximate- ly interested supporters to eal with the annual financia eporl, election of officers mid the guidelines for the forthcom jig season. Accepting positions were: R Conrad, vice president; L :oodreau, secretary-treasurer; and Mrs. D. Elliott, publicity. Directors are I. Bigford, W Cyr. W. Huculak, .K Dickie and Snell. Registration will bo held Sat urday, Oct. 7 and 14, at the arena between the hours of 1 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 4 p.m Registration forms will be riis ributerl to interested boys an< Jirls throughout the schools rherplayers will get them sign ed and return them on the regis .ration dates when fees hav lo be paid. Representatives of the asso- ciation Mill attend a meeting o the SWAMHA to determine th leagues for the various levels o hockey. A meeting will be cal ed in the near future for coach es. Miss Coresline honored hv women MONARCH (HNS) Foi aflemled a miscellaneous er lo honor Miss Enid Corestin of formerly of Mo arch. It was held at the school a ditorium recently. The evening was spent games and contests after whii the bride-to-be opened her gifl She was assisted by Anita Bra- 7ier, Marilyn Van Egmond and Mrs. Chcrvl Todd e hospital board of the ichel-N a t a 1 Hospital, the arwood council and the Fer- e Memorial hospital hoard as DOII as possible to discuss the port. In view of the fact that a ispital could not be built a for at least five ears, possibility of continuing plan for 66 beds at Fernie ill be one item for discussion Former health minister alph Loffmark approved the ecommnedation, saying a hos- tal is needed at Spanvood, bu o word has come yet from the ew B.C. health minister, Den Cocke. LIBRARY IS CLOSED BOOK The Macleod Public Library, above, will soon be o closed book. -Jecn Swihort Photo too sina to serve Macleod readers Tennis club .1KAN SWIHA11T Herald News Service TOUT MACLEOD What will be the fate of the two-room cabin that has been the home of tlie Fort Macleod Public Li- brary since Town council has decided a nears NOBLEFORD The Nobleford Tennis Club has nearly reached its objective, set earlier this year, for re- paving of the tennis courts. In agreement with the village council, for every dollar the tennis club raises, the council will match it with To dale, the tennis club has raised of the objective, through the generous contributions of the residents of Nobleford and area. New caretaker RAYMOND (HNS) Law- rence Babb, caretaker of the LDS Culture Centre, has turn- ed the keys of the building over to a new caretaker, Verl Mel- drum. Mr. Babb has been at the Ire for 10 years time. President Fay H. Walker dis- closed the new manager will be Godfrey Holmes. Mr. Holmes will be the contact for organi- zations wishing to secure the centre for any entertainment for the coming months. new building in a new location is necessary to meet the needs of the growing population. The little cabin was the office of Dr. G. A, Kennedy and later nis son, Dr. Alan Kennedy. Dr. G. A. Kennedy was ap- pointed North West Mounted Police surgeon here in 1878. He remained as tlie fourth to hold :he position until his retirement from the force in 1887. Then. 40 years of age, he began private practice. He died in 1913. His wife (lied in 1936. The family home, attached to the north of the office, was demol- ished anri the town took over the properly. Dr. G. A. Kennedy wrote "The Last Great Indian Battle" which was published in the Lcthbridge News April 30, 1890. New greenhouses TABER (HNS) A building permit has been issued lo Ta- her Greenhouses Ltd for an expansion program which will increase the glassed-in area by 50 per cent. Construction, now under way, Involves a Uiird 24-foot-by-100- foot greenhouse. It will be in operation for the spring distri- bution of plants. Crowsiiest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernun Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore PhonB 562-2149 Win the Here's your opportunity to win a luxurious, all-white inside and outside 1973 Ford Thunderbird. With every you deposit in a savings account at Canada Trust between September 22nd and October 16th, you get an opportunity to win this beautiful white Bird. For example, if you deposit you get ten opportuni- ties to Our present customers can also participate by making new deposits. Remember too, that your money will likely be earning more than il is now. So come on over! Canada Trust is one of the nation's oldest institutions, created even before Eaton's and Canadian Pacific. Yet you'll find we're not only up to date, but well ahead with modern services like our Phone-a-Loan Service. To get a loan you just call us, and we make all the arrangements by phone. Canada Trust This offer, and the contest rules, are available only at Canada Trust branches in Alberta. Lethbridge: 3rd Ave. at 7th St. S. Edmonton: 100th St. at 101A Ave. Calgary; 3th Ave. S.W. at 2nd St. Market Mall, 3625 Shaganappi Trail Red Deer; 4928 Ross St. Medicine Hat: 3rd St. at 5lh Ave. S.E. contestant shall be entitled to no more than one hundred opportunities to win. Dog catcher COAl.DALE (HNS i .total Keurink was recently appointed lown dogcatcher. He replaces Jake Uchcts. Any lown resident having a complain! regarding rlogs is re- quested to contact Mr. Rcurink at 3-I5-4M7. P'ach canine residing in the lown limils must have a li- cence. There are more than 200 li- renscd dofi.s bill'ons olh- crs without a licence, .says one official. ;