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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Honor oldest member Byde Miller, right, smiles as he reads a framed copy of his original contract with the Alberta Wheat Pool. Mr. AtfUer, 90, joined the Pool in 1923. It was presented at the recent opening of a new bushel grain elevator in Claresholm. Claresholm Pool delegate Jim O'Neil is looking on. It's a big one! llevator JESI O'NEIL CLARESHOLM (HNS) About 150 people attended the recent official opening of the new bushel Alberta Wheat Pool grain elevator here. General manager Wally Madill officially declared the elevator open. Oldest member of the Pool A. W. Byde Miller, 90, was presented with a framed copy of his original contract. He got it when he joined the Alberta Wheat Pool in 1923. It was presented by local delegate Jim O'Neil of Claresholm. Elmo Swanson, who has been in elevator work for more than 40 years, 36 as ane operator with the Pool, will operate the raw elevator. It is capable of handling more than I'.i millions of bushels a year. Murray S e i t z, youngest member at 20 years, was pre- sented with a wallet to mark the occasion. ELMO MURRAY SEITZ WALLY MADDILL Arena committee backed The letltbddge Herald Correspondent in Your Area SURUNG MRS. F. B. ZAUC-G 756-3324 TABER ROSS G1B8 223-2252 TURIN MRS. PAUl JUHAR 738-4394 M5S. KOWAHD HAMUIJG VAUXHAU Ki5S. R. W. POWERS 6S4 S. UEBHIT 642-3610 Y.CUY IA7XA 425-6617 Crnlacl thcss prcp'c fcr your DjsJrSrt News or C Advertising f I BLAIRMORE (CXP Bureau) Elsirmcre town council re- cenly agresd the arena com- mittee should continue full op- eration cf BlaLrmcre arena in conjunction with the recre- ation director and Uic curling chib. Councillor Sam Goodman and citizen Albert Stella xrill repre- sent the town on the Crowsnest recreation bosrd. Wallace AeWi will be the al- ternate. miner hockey association was given permission to bring in a show, ride and conces- sions, lo be located on Ike town recreation grounds. Application will be made to the provincial government for a Slimmer Temporary Employ- ment Program lo employ lour ycung people. Visit Japan RAYMOND fHXSl gixnap of pcorte irom Raymond who jived nrar.y years in Can- arc vi.-iling their native lard cf Japan. y.alnr.g 1hr- Irin arc M. Mai- Mr. mil Mrs. S. Kavrada a-1 T. They v.ffl spind wccfe visiling their Tuesday, April 10; 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Coal slag piles TBIGT problem BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Large coal slag piles at the northwest side cf town, left by mining companies, have been a thorn in the side of the town for many years. Regret was expressed at the last meeting of council that no action has been taken by the department of environment to prevent continued pollution of the air and river by the piles of slag. Each time the wind blows, residents in the west end of town are plagued by heavy clouds of the coal dust. During the spring run-off and during rain the Crowsnest River, passing at the base of the -slag piles, becomes satur- ated with coal dust. For almost .five years the town has endeavored to have the piles grassed in, similar to other slag piles in tha district, but to date nothing has been done. More district on page 6 C6uncil approved an -agree- ment between the town, John Chapman, coach of the 'Pass Red Devils, and the 'Pass Red Devils, for the rental of the arena for a hockey school to be held the weak of April 23. Council approvcci the sale of the south half of UK old ele- mentary school property and gave an option on ihe north half of J. S. Bailey and Asso- ciates. Construction oi' a 17- suite apaiiment and row hous- ing is expected to start in April. Clem Bone of Hillcresl has been appointed dog control offi- cer. Pettie coming TABER fHNS) Ralph J. Pettie, field liaison officer for the Canadian Chamber of Com- merce, Mill be a dinner guest of the Taber chamber's board of directors Thursday evening, April 26. Farmer's Trophy ivon by Fix rink Nobleford Curling Club champion rink and winner of Farmer's Trophy is the Ron Fix rink. Fix and his mates wound up the season neck and neck with the Phillips rink. Both had records of 15-5. It was decided in a sudden death final. From left, Chris De Jong, second; Ron Fix William Parker and Elaine Sorgard, lead. Take adv handi !f you hire people. '-'v. And want capable, productive, committed employees, you should be hiring the handicapped worker. Firstly, the word "handicapped" is misleading. When a worker is disabled he has many skills remaining that maximize his ability and are not affected by his disability. In that sense, he is not handicapped at all. He is an equal competitor at his skilL And he asks no favors. Most disabled people have developed new skills. They show incredibly high standards of productivity. They appreciate their jobs: And they are stable and reliable. They have a little extra to prove. All they ask for is the chance. A good businessman can spot a solid investment. Hiring tfie disabled is smart business. Our ease histories prove this. Contact our Vocational Rehabilitation Department and see what we have to offer. Then take advantage of it. Workmen's Compensation Board ;