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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Saturday, Oefober 17, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 MR. AND MRS. HAROLD RONNENBERG AND FEATHERED FRIENDS 76 Magicians Deceive Each Other By MARIE SORGARD Herald News Service IKON SPRINGS - Legerder-mania ruled supreme for Hai--old R 0 n n e n berg, Lethbridge magician, his assistant and wife, Mrs. Roonenberg, and for a young Iron Springs magician, Wesley Sorgaard, when they were among 76 magicians attending the annual Western Regional Intemaitional Brothei--hood of Magicians Convention held at Libby, Mont., recently. Magicians attended from Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. Charles Luedke, district court judge from Billmgs and Dr. Jack Peters, a chiropractor from Calgary were two whose spontaneous enthusiasm for magic was in evidence. Other magicians attending included Chow Can, 76, of Saskatoon who entertamed the late King George VI when he was Prince of Wales; Bob Lang, a professional locksmitii from Edmonton who combines humor with escapology; Reed Brown, prod'ucer, director, of television in Saskatoon whose specialty is ventriloquism; Andrew Rutherford, a member of the faculty of the University of Saskatchewan and professor in charge of the chemistry department at the University of Lethbridge during its formative years; and Harold Ron-nenberg, supervisor of appren- Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION ^ MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 ticeship for 33 trades for the south. The Memorial Gymnasium was filled to capacity foa* the public shows which were held two evenings. One of the outstanding presentations was that of Don Peter, a commercial artist from BLUings who portrays "artistry in paint" using pots of paint labelled trees, flowers, mountain and rocks to produce a beautiful landscape. Stan ICramien, a Portland, Ore., magician, "sawed his wife in half" before a hushed audience. The grand finale of the evening shows was a presentation by Harvey Long of Seattle and his wife Maxine. They captivated the children and adults with their magnificent silk and dove productions. A guillotine routine which fsatured audience participation. Among the coveted awards was the Dr. Javk Peters Award Trailer G>urt OK Sought COALDALE (HNS)-Jeaune Iwaasa of Lethbridge informed town council by letter recently he wants to develop a trailer court here. Council will meet with Mr. Iwaasa to discuss possible sites and regulations on size of land required for the development. It should be at least five acres. The fu-st application submitted by Mr. Iwaasa was not approved by the interim development board. In his most recent correspondence he suggested a trade of land between the town and himself. Council wUl propose land north of the tracks or to the west of town which could be an-nexted to provide water and sewer services. TABER CURLING CLUB WILL COMMENCE THE NEW SEASON IN THE NEW COMPLEX WITH AN OPEN MIXED BONSPIEL OCTOBER 23rcl, 24th, 25th Entry Fee $32 per rink - to include 2 men and 2 ladies ENTRIES CLOSE TUESDAY, OCT. 20th Entries being received by Secty., Wayne Taylor c/o Taber Curling Club, Taber, Alberta. Memberihip for the coming season are being accepted by Gordon Hacking Members may enter as teams or individuals SEASON MEMBERSHIP $36.00 Club curling will commence Monday, Oct. 26tli following the opening bonspiel %7o GUARANTEED CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT Compounded Semi Annually 6%% Interest on Savings Accounts 4^2% Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS & MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. S. Phone 328-5548 Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lolhbridge, Medicine Hsl, Red Deer, Vancouver, Montreal, Nassau. MEMBER CANADA DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Please send me Information on your Guaranteed Certificates of Deposit Name........... Address......, a...... a M...... .......�.....,.#,....... ...........M...... Mail to Farmftrs & Merchants Tnisl. Addross Above which was voted on by the mem'ljers in attendance to ascertain tlie magician who provided the greatest entertainment for those attending. This award was won by the team of Bob Lang and Jon Charles from Edmonton for their comedy act which included a unique improvisation of the theme 'Rose Marie." Next year the Calgai-y Ring wUl be host to the annual West-em Regional BIB Convention. Burgmaii Conducts Orchestra By VERN DECOUX Crowsnest Pass Bureau BLAIRMORE - Richard Burgman of Pincher Creelc will take over as conductor of the Crowsnest Pass Symphony Orchestra to relieve Roy Upton of Coleman who is taking a leave of absence. Mr. Upton has conducted the symphony for the past 12 years since it was reformed and expanded to a full orchestra. Roy Upton was appointed president of the symphony orchestra committee. Other committee aind executive members include treasurer, Mrs. De-maris Finn; business manager and secretary, Mrs. Jean Burg-man; librarians, Mrs. Bessie Upton and Mrs. Cam Kovach; phone committee,'Mrs. Elsie Thornton; school arrangements, Don Thornton; publicity and advertising, Dr. L. R. Amundsen; discipline, Roy Upton and Mrs. C. Amundsen. The sympliony has resumed its weekly rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Isabelle S e 11 o n school Bladrmore. There was a turnout of 40 membei-s from the 'Pass towns from Crowsnest to Pincher Creek. Anyone interested in playing in the symphony should contact Mrs. C. Amundsen at 562-2159; R. Burgman at Blair-more at 562-2288 or Roy Upton at Coleman 563-3629. Former members are particularly welcome. Beet Slicers Set Record TABER (HNS) - Past production records at the Picture Butte and Taber plants of Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. were put in the background Tuesday and Wednesday when the beet sUcing rate exceeded every previous record. For the 24 hours ending Wednesday morning, the Butte factory rated at 2,500 tons per day processed 2,800 tons of roots. The following day, the Taber plant put through 4,639 tons for a two-factory total of 7,414 tons. Previous years records were below 4,600 and 7,000 tons respectively. The Taber plant received 1,-394 truck loads of beets Wednesday prior to the temporary halting of harvest for the thu-d time. Roundup? of^Di^trict^New^ Blood Qinic October 27 PINCHER CREEK (Special) -The Alberta Red Cross Blood Donor Service is cun-ently making arrangements for its annual fall clinic in Pincher Creek. The date will he Tuesday, Oct. 27, in St. John's Anglican Church Hall. With cMcs to be held in both the afternoon and evening it is hoped that at least 250 donors from Pincher Creek and district will turn out. Wins $2,500 NATAL (HNS) - The Society for Pollution and Environmental Control of Vancouver has been awarded $2,500 by the White Owl (Conservation Award (Committee. The West coast anti-pollution group began in 1968 and has expanded to the position where it now has' some 8,000 members m 35 active branches throughout the Western provinces. The organization has been remarkably successful in 0 b t a i n mg citizen participation at the local level in its projects. Name Hoffman CRANBROOK (Efpecial) -Tlie organizing group of atwut 20 young busmess and professional men at Femie preparing for chartering a Junior Chamber of Commerce has named Ken Hoffman its inter-m president. Gary Bam, Oanbrook Jay-cee vice-president, has headed the highly active Cranbrook committee toward preparing for this newest Jaycee chapter to be chartered in November. Install Minister FORT MACLEOD (Special) - Parishonersof Christ Church (Anglican) saw Rev. Taber MD To Pay $5,173 Sales Tax On Dragline CP Rail To Curtail Service COLD ALE (HNS) - The CP Rail lias notified tlie to^\'n of plans to cm-tail railway service between Letl^bridge and Medicine Hat; Lethbridge and Calgary and Calgai7 and Edmonton. Town council was asked to submit public protests, if any, against the disbanding of the passenger services. Council agreed to forward its protest. The daylmer provides a necessary passenger sennce between Coaldale and Lethbridge and further points, councillors said. By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER - An appeal to the Department of National Revenue having fallen on deaf ears, Mimicipal District of Taber No. 14 will now pay $5,173 sales tax levied against the purchase of a dragline machine several months ago. Under the Sales and Excise Tax Act, municipal equipmsnt for road construction is designated as exempt from sales tax. However, the said machine has seen other work, hence the liability of the MD for the tax. The MD protest to the revenue departaient was accompanied by a request for intervention by Hon. H. A. Olson, Minister of Agriculture who could do nothing but support the existing legislation. The MD council was also faced with a $1,293.61 bill from the Oldman River Region Planning Commission in support of the commission's operatmg expense, and of which notice was received by the council July 13. The requisition was laid on the table until the November 9 council meeting to which ORRPC executive director Er-win Adderley has been invited to attend. The 0.1 mill on equalizfid assessment suggests that the MD should join the Commission. Council was in receipt of a letter from Municipal Affairs Minister F. C. Colborne, regarding penalties charged on overdue taxes resultant from late receipt of the government's home owner tax refunds. Some dissatisfaction was read from the letter, though the practice is according to the municipal taxation act. Mr. Colborne advised that the department will amend tlie act at the next sittuig of tlie legislature to clarify the problem situation. Protest received from a MD ratepayer against ambulance costs charged in transferring patients between hospitals Ronald Hunt instituted as their 13th rector recently. Bisiiop M. L. Goodman of tlie Diocese of Calgary held Holy Communion and the installation. OUier clergy participating in tl>e service were: Rev. Roy CrL'^field aii;i Rev. Ernie Doyle of St. Augustines, Lethbridge; Rev. C. Daisley of Taber; Rev. R. Griffiths of Pincher Creek; Rev. G. K. Shaw of Calgary, diocese secretary-treasurer. 82nd Anniversary COALDALE (HNS) - The 82nd anniversary of the Pythian Sisters was commemorated recently by the Coaldale Pythian Sisters Sunset Temple No. 6. A dinner was held. Grand Chief Mrs. Hazel McLean of Gibbons was honored guest. Mrs. McLean spoke of the importance of team work. A filrc on the actual process of an eye b-ansplant was shown by two members of the organization's "Operation Eyesight." prompted the council to refer the matter to a joint meeting of the town and MD councils who operate the ambulance. A comparison of munidpal and private cost for similar services indicated to council that the MD rates "are out of line". Council agreed to submit amended crop yield reports to the department of agriculture (federal), Regma, for assistance under the Prairie Farm Assistance Act where average crops on a township axe below an acceptable return. An application to Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation was approved for the borrowing of $5,450 for the Barnwell sewage treatment plant being constructed under a local improvement bylaw. Members of council and the secretary-treasurer will attend a luncheon at Pak-Well Produce Vauxball and the official opening of Vauxhall Foods Ltd. potato processing plant at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. Simmental, Limousin Sale Set TABER (HNS) - Buyers from as far away as Texas are being attracted to Taber for a "foundation" sale of Simmen-tal and Limousin breeds of calves and female breeding stock, at the local auction yards of Prairie Livestock Ltd. Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. The 50 half-breed spi-mg calves and 300 bred cows will come from stocl?s at Maple Creek, Sask., Rosemary, Brooks, Hillspring as well as Taber, and will fmd Uieir purchasers from many United States and Canadian provinces. Popularity of C^arolais a few years ago is now being shared with Simmental and Limousin stock. 50 MPH Limit For Park Road TABER (HNS) - A speed limit of 50 miles per hour has been set for the now paved road from Highway 3 north to the Taber Provmcial Park. Notice from the Department of Highways of the maximum allowable speed was presented at a recent meeting of the Taber MD council, with an ex planation that the road will be under the control of the MD and is therefore subject to tiie 50 mile limit on district roads. The council also expressed some concern that practically no work has been done on the four mile paving contract from Highway 35 east toward Hays. However, contractors' equipment is at Vauxliall awaiting stabilization of the weather to more favorable pavmg conditions. Council gave its approval for the operation of a restaurant at Vauxhall east of and alongside Highway 36. Approval for licence was given earlier, the second approval being required by the department of highways for its approval. The restaurant, owned by Nick Rush, has been in operation for some time. Depai-tment of highways approval is also required by the MD for closure of two roads in the south Hays area, on which the council gave second and third readings of a bylaw. The land is to be transferred to the Crown for irrigation project in that area. In connection with water control projects, council was advised by the water resoiu-ces division, Alberta department of agriculture, tiiat financial assistance under the ARDA program has been 'withdrawn by the federal government. The IMD was advised that the provincial government will revert back to a former 50-50 cost sharing basis for future water conti-ol projects, a condition which existed prior to the three-way agreement now dissolved. Consideration of a drainage control agreement with tlie St. Mary Milk River L-rigation Disti-ict was deferred for a possible meetmg with the SMRID board of dh-ectors at some latei' date. 26 House Permits NATAL, B.C. (HNS) - Total building values for the District of Sparwood for September amounted to $467,400. There were 26 residential permits for consti-ucUon valued at $372,400 and one commercial building permit, for construction valued at $95,000. Total building values this year amounted to $3,553,925, while last year for the same period the building values amounted to $534,000. Tlie council also recently discussed the posslbihty of hiring a permanent man to be both assessor and buUding inspector. Pedal Pushers COALDALE (HNS) - An Alberta Safety Council Junior Pedal Pushers Club has been organized by the local police department. It is sponsored by the Coal-dale Kinette Club and 201 children registered. They wUl meet once a week for the next six weeks. The objective is to combine skillful riding with sound traui-ing in traffic rules, traffic behavior and courtesy. Continue Studies WRENTHAM (HNS) - Several young people have left the district to further then- studies. Garth Rudd is continuing his studies in California; Laura SUngsby in Saskatoon; Dixie Owen in Havre; (Colleen Grover, Warren Jones and Eddie Nei.son in Edmonton: Monellc Wliitrow, Dale Rudd and Danny Nelson in Calgarj^; Alzona Owen, Teriy Maku.s, Arthur Warnock, Carol and Bill Jones in Letlibridge. WINS INIEDAL - Janet Russell of INIcNally District was presented with the Governor General's Medal for the County of Letlibridge at an Awards Day held in McNally School. This award is given to the student in Grade 9 scoring liighest in tiic county on the dcpartra e n t a I achievement tests administered in March of each year. Presentation was made by superin-ten d e n t of sehools, S. W. Hooper. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Russell. COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. SALES NEXT WEEK MONDAY, OCT. 19th at 1 p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD 1200 HEREFORD CALVES Highlighted By . . . 75 Head from Dillafush Estate, Twin Butte 50 Head from Dave Davles, Twin Butte 60 Head from Tapy Bro�., Burmis 50 Head from Dlllatush and Allred, Twin Bulte TUESDAY, OCT. 20th at 1 p.m. PAKOWKI SALES YARD 750 HEAD CALVES WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21st at 1 p.m. CRANBROOK SALES YARD MIXED CATTLE SALE THURSDAY, OCT. 22nd at 1 p.m. PARKBEND SALES YARD 500 HEAD CALVES FRIDAY, OCT. 23rd at 1 p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD 1400 HEREFORD CALVES Highlighted By . . . 200 Head from McLaughlin Bros,, Pincher Creek 100 Head from Jenkins Ranch, Twin Butte 70 Head from Fitzpatrick and McGlynn, Pincher Creek 75 Head from Bonertz and Fitzpatrick, Pincher Creak KEEP THESE DATES IN MIND MONDAY, OCTOBER 26th at 1 p.m. 1000 Angut and Cross Calves-Pincher Station TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th at 1 p.m. 500 calves-Pakowki Sales Yard WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28th at 11 a.m. Mixed cattle sale-Pincher Station FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30th at 1 p.m. 1000 Charolais and Cross, Hereford and Cross. Angus and Hereford Calves-Pincher Station CONSIGN YOUR CATTLE EARtY Secretary-Trea$urer-ED GROSS-627-2285 Fieldman-DON FITZPATRrCK-627.4083 Auctloneer-WARREN C. COOPER-Llcence No. 3 UCW Meets At Nobleford NOBLEFORD (HNS) - The monthly meeting of the Noble-ford United Chiu-ch Women was held in tlie church with mne members present. President Ms. Hemry Stoller opened the meeting with the Uieme hymn and prayer. Mrs. liennan Hann was In cliarge of tlie devotional i>eriod. Mrs. vStanislar was in charge of the program, Vei7 interesting letters were read from our foster son Woo Byung Soo of Korea. Next meetmg roll call will be a silver collection for a Christ>-mas gift for our foster son. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Jack Knighton Nov. 4. Mrs. John Mazatenic was lios-tess for the evening. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blalrmore - Phone 562-2149 COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Lcthbtidgc Herald Correspondents In Your Area BLACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY ...... P.O Box 148 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES (Spetjal).............. 304 SIh St. S. rrziKOM MRS. THEKU EHNES ....... .......... Gtn. Del. FOREMOST GEOFF TAGG ........................ Box 381 FAITH MRS. THEKLA EHNES ................... Gen. Del. Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising Southern Alberta Livestock Marketing SALES i FEEDER HOGS - Monday ~ 1:00 p.m. FAT HOGS SHIPPED EVERYDAY. i CATTLE - Tues., Wed,, Thurs. and Fri. i CALF SALES - Friday, Oct. 9tli and every Fri. thereafter. 9 LAMB SALES are in full swing. Consign all your fat hogs, feeder hogs, lambs and cattle to your leading Commission firm, your Co-op whers you are guaronteed tho highest market prices. ORDER BUYING LET US FILL YOUR ORDER FOR FEEDER CATTLE. WE ARE FULLY EQUIPPED TO FULFILL YOUR REQUESTS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE. JOE DEAK MANAGER Consign All Your Livestock To The Co-Op Southern Alberta Livestock Marketing COMMISSION FIRM - ORDER BUYERS AND EXPORTERS Bonded For Your Protection "SERVING SOUTHERN ALBERTA FOR OVER 45 YEARS" LOCATED AT ALBERTA STOCKYARDS - HYW. NO. 3 327-4010 - Office Phones - 327-2328 ;