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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta laturday, 54, 1970 THE UTHMIDGI HEDAID 3 Bands Perform Thursday PINCHER CREEK (Spe- cial) A band concert will be held in the Canyon School Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. The program, will feature the Matthew Halton High School, the Livingstone High School, and the Pincher Creek Community bands, all under the direction of R. Burgman, as well as the St. Michael's High School Band and the newly formed St. Mi- chael's-Matthew Halton Stage Band, both under the baton of E. G. Staples. Tickets will be on sale from band members and. at the. door the evening of the concert. Raymond Lions Induct Five RAYMOND (HNS) James Meeks, Dick DeBore, Neil Bourne, Ken McKellar and Lloyd Ralph were inducted into the Raymond Lions Club at the recent meeting. Officiating at the inductions was Ray Stoddard of Cardston, past district governor. Much of the work at the new ice arena has been donated by Lions. The club has also don- ated substantial funds to pur- chase material and equipment for the arena. The golf course beautification program has been aided by club members. The work of aiding those who are blind or have poor eye vi- sion is a project of ail Lions. The Raymond club will make its annual appeal for funds starting Nov. 16 with Robert Holt' chairman. Speaker for the evening meeting was CNIB worker Don- ald Jones of Calgary. The annual charter night will be held Nov. 27. International director Charles Page of Missouri wil attend. District governor Rob- ert Kelly of Missoula will also attend. Mrs. Eva Anderson Barnwell Oldtimer Honored By JOSEPHINE GRIGOK Herald Service BARNWELL Mrs. Eva Anderson, who has lived in this community for 60 years, just recently moved to Taber. Throughout these many years she has extended her hand of friendship to all those about her. She has given of her services, time and talents to the sick and needy during this time. A "bon voyage" party was held in her honor at the home of Mrs. Ruth Anderson. The large crowd in attendance testi- fied of the esteem in which she Visits Lodge GRANUM (HNS) District deputy Rowena Koyl made her official visit to Granum Lodge 24 of the Order of the Royal Purple recently. She was accompanied by Lady Irene Balog of Milk River. is held in the district. Co-hos- tesses for the occasion were Mrs. A r v i 11 a Anderson and Mrs. Nadiene Nielsen. Some community singing was led by Mrs. Hazel Tanner. Each person present, told of some choice experience they had shared with this neighbor. These were all recorded in a scrapbook and given to Mrs. Anerson when completed. The guest of honor was pre- sented with a crystal vase and a bouquet of flowers after lunch was served. Two Cases Of Lazy Eyes MAGRATH (HNS) Chie Mountain Health Unit was gratified with results o Amblyopia tests. Of 50 pre-schpol children ex amincd, only two cases were detected in Magrath area. Sometimes referred to as 'lazy-eyes" this condition is tin result of the two eyes not de veloping at the same rate. If detected prior to sclioo age it can usually be correct ed. The Oddfellows and Rebek I ahs, supplied this community I service. India., Paraguay Service Completed By MARY TYMBUHSKI Herald News Sen-ice COALDALE Miss Lucille Wiens, medical missionary in Paraguay for the past three years, has recently returned here. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Wiens of Coaldale. Miss Wiens was under ap- pointment of the Mennonite Brethren Missions and Services Board. She began her term in 1966 by taking one year of Spanish language study in Costa Rica Following this, Miss Wiens went to Paraguay where she served as circuit labora- ;ory technician. The mission headquarters was in Asunsion. In her work Miss Wiens served alternately at nine sta- .ipiis. S'ne spent from five to seven weeks at a station. Missionary outreach was in- cluded in the community activi- Jes in which Miss Wiens par- ticipated. She found the work among the Langua, Chilupi and other Indian tribes both challenging and interesting. Miss Wiens recently present- ed a report to the Mennonite MISS WIENS Brethren Church here, her lome church. She spoke and showed slides about Costa Rica, the language school and religious celebra- tions. Miss Wiens spoke briefly on her term as medical mission- ary in Paraguay. Her future plans are indef- inite. At the same time, Miss Agnes Dueck has recently returned from India where she taught at the Hebron' School for Mission- ary Children in 'Coonoor, Nil- giris. She was there from 1960 to 1964 for her first and again from 1966 to the present. Miss Dueck reports the school is .administered by a school council of different de- nominations from England, Scotland, United States, Aus- tralia, New Zealand and Can- Ja. Teachers on staff are from these countries. They are independent, not sponsored by any missionary board. Their wages are set ac- cording to a British missionary standard. Miss Dueck stated the chil- dren in this school are mainly from overseas with only a very few Indian children. I It has a mixture of boys am girls for the first four grades After that the boys go to a boys' school while the girls re- main to complete schooling ti Standard 11. This prepares the girls for entrance in the Senior Cam bridge University, England. Miss Dueck said various Ian guages are taught at the school Her teaching was in the Eng lish language. She based a recent talk on the scripture "He that follow eth me shall not walk in dark as is quoted in John 8, verse 12. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Dueck. Win Degrees COALDALE (HNS) Among the graduands to be .awardet degrees at the fall convocation of the University of Alberta, to be held Oct. 31, will be Agnes Margaret Penner and E r n a Mary Penner, both of Coaldale They will receive bachelor of education degrees. ROYAL BANK APPOINTMENT A. J. KIRR The Royal Bank of Canada Is pleased to announce the appoint- ment of Mr. A. J. Kirr as Man- ager of their new Lethbridge, Centre Village Mail branch. Mr. Kirr, a native of Stettler, Alberta joined the bank at that point in 1956 end has since held positions in Fairview, Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer. n, t? Roundup of District News J, .rfSrRv Steps Are Worn GRANUM (HNS) members and Rev. Redmond attended the regular meeting of the CWL which was held at the home of Mrs. A. Rossum. Arrangements for the "Live- In" were discussed. It was de- cided to have a banquet for th'ose attending on the Satur- day night at the home Mrs. D. Fitzpatrick. The CWL will provide all the other meals. Father Redmond was asked io approach the parish council concerning repairs to the front steps of the church. Mrs. H. Fowler will be hos- tess for the Nov. 4 meeting. Sunday School CODTTS Coutts United Church Sunday School began classes for the 1970-71 season with Mrs. Lucy Ford as superintendent. The teaching staff: Mrs. Vir- ginia Ford, Mrs. Rose Barrows, Mrs. Betty Ostby, Mrs. Eunice Minor, Mrs. Alice Hacke and RIPLEY OPTICAL DISPENSING OPTICIAN "Where service means serving people" 618 3rd Ave. S. _ PHONE 328-7626 Miss Debbie McCulloch. There are 45 children enrol- led in classes for intermediate junior, primary and kindergar- ten. Rev. K. D. Howlett gave spe- cial mention to the teachers and leaders of the youth of churches in a dedication ser- vice stating all have a re- sponsibility: teachers, parents and also the children. Rec Program COALDALE (HNS) The southern county of Lethbridge regional recreation board re- cently formulated its 1970-71 fall and winter program. A general outline was pre- sented by W. D. Geldert, rec- reation director. Details on the specific pro- grams will be contained in a letter to be forwarded to all the families in the south county area. Eagles Meet NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Mi- chel Aerie No. 1864 Fraternal Order of Eagles hosted pro- vincial Eagles president R. H. Johnson of Burnaby, B.C. He spoke briefly on Eagle- dom and on the Conquer Can- cer Fund sponsored by the Eagles. It has contributed more Southern Alberta Livestock Marketing SALES FEEDER HOGS Monday p.m. FAT HOGS SHIPPED EVERYDAY. CATTLE Tues., Wed., Thurs. and Fri. CALF SALES Friday, Oct. 9th and every Fri. thereafter. LAMB SALES are in full swing. Consign all your fat hogs, feeder hogs, lambs and cattle to your lending Commis- sion firm, your Co-op where you are guaranteed the highest market prices. ORDER BUYING. LET US FILL YOUR ORDER FOR FEEDER CATTLE. WE ARE FULLY EQUIPPED TO FULFILL YOUR REQUESTS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE. 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. 3 327-1010 Office Phones 327-2323 than to the Canadian Cancer Society. Mr. Johnson also mentionei the second East Kootenay-Wes Kootenay district convention which will take place in the West Kootenay. Missionaries Speak COALDALE (HNS) The annual Thanksgiving Sunday was celebrated in the Coaldal Mennonite Brethren Church re cently. It is customary on this cele- bration to have as guest speak ers missionaries on furlong] from foreign fields. This year's speakers were Rev. Jacob Franz, missionary from Asunsion. Paraguay a n Mrs. Albert Erion from Som alia, Africa. Probe Accounting TABER (HNS) An offer u be a "guinea pig" for the de- partment of education is being made by Taber School Division No. 6. During the year, 10 schoo systems of various sizes are being selected in a province wide budgetting and accounting project. It is being undertaken with the hope of introducing a prov- ince-wide program budget for- mat. The Taber division is using electronic data processing ir its accounting system and is one of the 30 per cent of school systems in Alberta using EDP. Criticize Service TABER (HNS) Weakness- es in the department of high- ways vehicle safety testing pro- gram were barred at Taber town courcil's r.ecent meeting. Members of council felt the car inspection service is good as far as it goes, and will so advise the department. But lack of compulsory Loriia Dennis Heads Club PINCHER CREEK (Special) Officers of the Pincher Creek Reining and Training Light Horse Club are Lorna Dennis, president; Elaine Marr, vice president; K. C. P e I r o n e, secretary; Joan- ne Crook, treasurer; Gail Burgess, club reporter, and Connie Sproule, log keeper. Meetings will be held on the second Saturday of each month in the Pincher Creek town hall. Anyone interested is welcome. Twenty attended the rcor- ganizational meeting. safety checking results in older vehicles bypassing the free ser- vice. Many faults found in cars are not required by law to be corrected. A more extensive road check of vehicles using the highways was considered desk-able. MTU BIRTHDAY Mrs. Harry Ely of Claresholm re- cently celebrated her 00th birthday at a family reunion at Lomond. "It was the great- est day of my says Mrs. BIy who spent the day hugging more than 100 grand- children and great grandchil- dren. She and her husband enjoy good health and play a lot of bridge at the Por- cupine Hills Lodge at Clares- holm. FIRST ANNUAL HOCKEY SCHOOL Jim Baird, centre, chief instructor at the first annual Fort Macleod Hockey school, shows Marcel Plourde, left, and Arthur Lee of Fort Macleod, Dwight Kresj of Granum and Emil David of the Peigan Indian reserve how it's done. The school was termed an exceptional success with boys entered from Clares- holm, Granum, Fort Macleod, 1hu Blood Reserve and the Peigan Reserve. boys participated in the week-long event. Instructors were Larry Bola, Reg O'Sullivan, Mike Hornerger and Bob Reach. Following the school, Harry Hoeksema, direclor of minor hockey in Fort Macleod announced registration for minor hockey at the arena Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. All boys nine years to 16 years are asked to register at the arena. Jean Swihart Pholo Ratepayers Must Pay Taber Hospital Bills By ROSS CIBB Herald News Service TABER The financial problems of the Taber General Hospital District belong to the ratepayers of the district and not to the department of health. This report was presented at a recent board of directors' meeting by a delegation of board members who met with Health Minister James D. Hen- derson seeking provincial assis- tance for the past two years' deficits, and toward improve- ment of Hie hospital facilities here. The minister declined to grant any assistance in either area, indicating that as part of the new policj of the depart- ment of health. Taber's costs must be paid by Taber rate- payers. A statement issued by the tiospital is as follows: "The present hospital build- ;ng is extremely inefficient and iis has caused a deficit situa- ,ion for the past three years. The hospital board has been en- deavoring to g e t the medical patients out of what has been Ohashi Wins Award TABER (HNS) Ronald Ohashi is the recipient of tin 970 farm safety essay aware or Grades 5 and 6 of Taber ichool Division No. 6. The general topic for the es say contest this year, sponsored by the Alberta Safety Council vas Farm Fire Safety. At the time of writing his essay, Ronald was the Grade 5 student of Mrs. Elizabeth (Con nie) Russell at Taber Central and is now taking Grade 6. He is the seventh pupil o ilrs. Russell to win such an award. HOME-OWNER GRANTS TABER (HNS) Provincia jovernment home-owner taxa- ion discount grants hi the amount of approximately JOO were received at Taber's administration office recently epresenting refunds to aboul 50 taxpayers. Interest on Savings Accounts Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. S. Phone 328-5548 Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, LcthbrMgis, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Vancouver, Montreal, Nassau. MEMBER CANADA DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Please send me inforniation on your Guaranteed Certificates o( Deposit Address.. termed by various patients as 'the dungeon' and 'the hole in the ground'. Two separate sur- veys done by outside consul- tants indicated that the hospi- tal was operating on 75 per cent of the square footage of a mod- ern hospital of thic size. A brief was placed before the minister in July 1969, and was the subject of a meeting of a delegation of the hospital board and the Minister of Health in January, 1970. At that time, More District On Page 9 me" -hers of the hospital Iioard delegation understood that the minister of h e a 11 h had indi- cated that the Taber General Hospital was en a priority con- struction program of the pro- vincial government within the next five years. ASHPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. ltd. i PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 COUNTRY NEWS These Are Die Lcthlnidgc Herald Correspondents In Your Area NATAL, B.C. PAUL CHALA ................P.O. Box 287 LOMOND Mrs. Leonard Chase .........Genearl Delivery CARDSTON Mrs. Catherine Hull...........GenerdDelivery COWLEY Clarence Weekes.................P.O. Box 7 5TAVELY MRS. JOYCE NOWICKI General Delivury CRANBROOK RON POWEtl................... The Courier ContacI these people for your District News or Classified Advertising COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. SALES NEXT WEEK MONDAY, OCTOBER 26th at p.m. .PINCHER STATION SALES YARD ANGUS and CROSS CALVES Highlighted by: 100 Head from ZoratH Creek 60 Head from Morgan Creek 50 Head from Ted Creek 50 Head from' George Creek TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th at p.m. PAKOWKI SALES YARD THIS SALE HAS BEEN CANCELLED WATCH FOR RE-SCHEDULED DATE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28th at p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD REGULAR FAT and FEEDER CATTLE Highlighted by: 3 registered Hereford bull calves wiih Mclntyre breeding, from Tony Svec, Natal, B.C. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30th at p.m. PINCHER STATION SALES YARD CHAROLAIS AND CROSS, HEREFORD AND CROSS, ANGUS AND HEREFORD CALVES Highlighted by: 200 head from Zoratli Ranches Brown Swiss cross steers 40 Charolais cross steers 56 Hereford steers 30 Hereford Heifers 30 Charolaii cross heifers CHAROLAIS CALVES FROM: Doug Fernquit, Twin Bulte; Otto Fishbuck, Twin Butte; Sam McLelland, Pincher Creek; Ross Kenney, Pincher Geek. HEREFORD AND ANGUS CALVES FROMi Jack Noble, Pincher head; Sam Bonertz, Pincher head; W. Wolborl, Pincher Crcek-30 head. KEEP THESE DATES IN MIND WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4lh al p.m. Mixed FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6th at p.m. Calves-All breed-Pincher Station CONSIGN YOUR CATTLE EARLY ED GROSS 627-2i.S5 Fieldimm-DON FITZPATRICK 627-4083 Auctioncer-WARREN C. COOPER Licence No. 3 ;