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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta April U, Charles Fossey, 96, Looks Ahead To Growing Fine Asparagus Crop Rv MltDKED MARKER HeraMJNews Smite MAGRATH Charles Fos- sey' U hoping be can soon burn rubbish off bis asparagus patch. He is 96 years oki but atin active enough to garden. He has: cultivated asparagus Mate ml' and is looking for- ward to nurturing' another crop. Mr. Fossey was'born on Eas- ter Sunday, April 5, Cambridgeshire, England, 31 miles north of London. His fath- er 'waa a Sunday School teach- er in the Church of England the family teamed the Bible CHARLES FOSSF.Y Room Carpet Famous Outdoor fibre with rubbtr. bock. Idwl for rumpui rooms. 4 colors only. MATRIAl ONLY SQ. YD. Revelstoke BUILDING MATERIALS CamW 3rd Aw. and St. S. Mwm 327-5777 llThis training has elvrays helped he said when in- erviewed. As a youth of M he went to Yorkshire for work. When be arrived at p.m. his bed cost ZS cents. day he got a job on1 the Great North- ern Railway as section man. That fail of 1W he married Maude Mary Hobbs. In 1WJ they beczme members of the LDS Church and decided to emigrate to Canada. MM LOT The Fossey'family left Eng- land April '7, and arrived in Magrath April 22, "Alberta was booming Mr. Fossey recalls. "We paid for a.lot and two room house." Soon after be beard of a job opening, as janitor of the new brick school. "Jim SUcey advised me to Etzikbm Officers Elected apply and ask lor a Igot the job and bf M it for years." During that time Mr. Fossey grew a large garden every year, piloted apple trees, rasp- berries and strawberries and rhubarb. Thrift and ambition helped him through the dtpnaaiaa. They aokd gardes produce, mitt, cream, batter and cot- tage 'cheese, baking, .flowers chickens and eggs at the first Farmer's Market in Leth- bridge. Tboae were bard years but Charles Fossey saw oppor tunrbn for hfc faimly. "Comrng to Canada was tht greatest b 1 e s s i he says "My family had opportunities they'd miss in Eaglud. Now enjoy' grandchildren get a good education and pro ress." When asked his opinion of pollution he said: "All tits talk nakes you wonder what thr world K coming to. Pollution R serious problem-'and every one will have to be careful bow they use chemicals. I lied Pat is Green for insect control and if I have to will go back-to it.' ETZDCOH (HNS) Thekla Ernes was elected ident of the Etrikom Commu- nity Club at the recent in meeting. She replaces Mrs. Alice Robinson. Mn. Kay Schelgten was elected vfco- president and Mrs. Syhta Rob- inson secretary treasurer. Rol call conveners. are Mrs. Bar- bara .Trader, Lynda Beit- rich, Mrs. Betty Cooper, Alice Ondrkh, Mrs. Katie Hal vorson and Mrs. Sylvia Robin- Mr. Fcssey attributes his hfe to dean fruits and egetaMes but few sweets. He never neglected bis pray- ers (learned at bis mother's guidance) and gees to eaurcb very Sunday. Even now be attends four its- sions on Tuesdays and Thurs- and tometimes Arthritis stows Mr. Fosse: down but he is still ambitious 'If 1 can only get tbb'le better everything win be a right. Tbe doctor has tott me rf I lay ..around I'll up 50 I keep active." His granddaughters, Mrs NeUson and Mrs. Elder Coieman and their families: h daughters, Mrs. Eldred (Cecetta) .and Mrs. Howard Spencer are proud of him. Mr. Fossey keeps his home. Yinen garden produce prepares it for.the deep freeze. Local markets family enjoy the surplus. He is a true example of per severance and determfaat i o As be says: "I've got my wea nesses and know I've got straighten up." THI HUAIB 3 3avis Heads olf dub CHAMKR SflAKBl table ore ottentively 1o one of speaker! ol the recent and District Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet. Left lo right ore Mrs.-John H.dekopp; Education Minister Clark; Henry Nikkei, banquet chairman and the chamber's retail merchants committee chairmen; and John president of the Cooldok Chamber of Com nwce. -Mary Tymburski Photo. 44 Attend CoaMale Dinner FORT MACLEOD (HNS) dm Urns was elected presi- dent of the Fort Mackod Golf ;iub with Burl in Urness first president, Bud Williams second vice president and Ralph Rhea secretary-treasur- er. ACTIVE YEAR The club plans an active year olkmng purchase last seam of a sprinkler system, estab- listing a pumping station on the river and irrigating the bottom six hoks of the course. Some. new land .was fertfliMd, hri-. gated and mowed in prcpara- UCB for the additioo of three more holes. INSPECT In other news, armouncercent was made that the mobile mo- tor vehicle inspection unit will be in Fort Macleod from April P. Nikkei was master of cere- dale chamber, monies for the recent CoaJdale Chamber of quet. He is U committee chamber. chairman of the Power Termination Date Extended A total of out of town ding, guests and local persons attend- ed the event. Seated at (be bead table were Ir. and Mrs. Nikkei; Educa- on Minister Clark; ekopp. president of the Coal- ale Chamber and .Mrs. Rede- opp; Douglas Millar, MLA for Taber Warner constituency; ack Lakie, president of the Lethbridge Chamber, and Mrs. Lakie; Mayor R. D. John- stone and Dong Redding, sec- y treasurer of the Coal-chamber, yor Jobnstobe gave words rekotte in behalf of the i of CoaMale. He also of-i the table gran, so speaking briefly were Redekopp and Mr. Millar introduced Education Minister Robert Clark. Peter G. Martens, on behalf of the chamber, thanked Mr. Clark for bis address. Following the banquet guests had the opportunity to chat with the education minister informally. to May S. The unit will operate on the grounds of UK G. Rider Davis school. Mr. aid Mrs. John Davis have returned from an extensive trip in the United 'States. They travelled to California, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and many points in Idaho and Nevada. Tbe meeting iras held at the home of Mrs, Kay Schrigtra with 15 members and three new members present. In other Etzikbm news, TV Etakom Orion Evangelical Free Church Women's Mission- ary met and plans were com- pleted to finish two quilts. Recent bridge and whet win- ners Etta Robinson, George Riinple, 'Hazel Dick, Mtea Jurkat, Neil Simmon, Dick Jurkat, Dorothy Webster, Lyle Rollings worth, Jean Thompson, Charlie Tuttle, Thekla Enow, Eddy Dick, Mar- tin Bennett, Oscar Snortland and Dot Hofate. CRANBROOK (S p t c t a 1) April 1 deadline by B.C. Hydro for termination of power supply to Crmnhrook, KimberVy city and Fenie pined' without a flicker. Mayor Maurice. Klinkbamer reported to city, council that B.C. Hydro had extended the termination now to June while the municipalities' joint -committee of experts in electri- cal facilities, finance 'and law eouUnued discussions with a parallel committee of B.C. Hy- dro staff. Objective is to establish a mutually acceptable' price for the city otility in each of the. three centres, which hare been Flatly rejected by all three muniripalhlet were the origin- al casual offert of-B.C. Hydrp a year ago, htsed on depreci- ated values of insbJUlione only. The municipalities joined In costly consultant services for more realistic technical valix then an accountjsg firm for- f nancial aMeasnant of value o the'three systems u operating businesses. Entering the contror versy now is B.C. Hydro con- tention that cost of these pro- fessional analyses paid by the municipalities are strictly mu- nicipality responsibility. Irks heavily dependent on indepen- dent operations of their sys- tems for surplus for general revenue, lightening the burden property owners mfl] rate. Featuring All-New and from' one of Canada's foremost Clothing Manufactur- Shopping is advised as Sale is limited to 1 week only! REGULAR VALUES TO IODE Women i Hold Meeting PINCHER CREEK -Tbe Captmi MePM Chapter of the IODE wat odd recently at the home of Mrs. J. Mime, with 17 members piuiiml. Mrs. Milne, on behalf of the Regent Mn. P. R. Demis, conducted the meeting. Tbe secretary, Mrs. F. Lynch Staanton, read toe minutes the mnnthly letter which dealt with scholar- ships and the annual meeting. JAPAN STUDY Mrs. J. Appleby, substituting for Mrs. E. Clazy, read a third article on Japan information on the land proved most interesting. Mrs. F. Lynch Staunton as a delegate will be attending the provincial annual IODE meet- ing in Calgary this week. Education seuetay Mrs. D. Demis stated that all but three calendars hare been placed, while Mrs. G. Bustard report- ed the delivery of 100 magazines to Brocket for In- dian CRANBROOK (S p e c i a A former' alderman and now head of. an association of city mobile home'park operators, E. H.'.Detemont registered their objections to a-pending city by- law, to city council which would tax mobile homes and offices in tbe'.rity on a monthly basil of depending oh floor space. AGREES NOT FREE He agreed tenants of these should not' free as far as general city services are con- cerned, hot be objected to the bylaw placing responsibility for collection on the park operator and his regular remission to the city. He said the city should col- lect from the tenant or owner. 9 Mobile homes.located in qty parks now account for about 80 families, with an'uncount- ed as yet rash of offices par- cularly along'-.The Strip of Cranbrpok Street to new city mils near the highway ov-ef- The next.meeting win be on Monday, May 4; at the borne of Mrs. J. D. Eraser. Honor Firemen TABER (HNS) Taber1 volunteer firemen, their part ners, and civic officitli are I he teoderad a. duner ti town. oouncf 1 m o u award received by the local volunteer brigade in the n liana! fire prevention compel tion. The supper will be held -at the Royal Canadian Legion hatl here, date to be set by a corn- nittee when are oMnpieted. Trie Taber depaiUiteiit placed ttth In '11 of Canada regard- less of population sec eond in Canada in E (under population) and first hi Alberta in the same ClMrfficatioa, BILLED DIRECT Trailer occupants are billed direct for their dty utilities, but provincial law prevents incta- SKHI of this proposed fee on the utility bill payable direct to the city. Replying to charges by Mr Delamont that the proposed by aw' was undemocratic, Mayor Klinkhamer pointed out that six months residence Sn the city was only qualification for sta tus of resident elector quali- fied to vote on all city matters except money bylaws. FINE Maximum penttty in the pro- posed bylaw, scheduled for three readings this week, is a fine of MEN'S SHOP LTD ON FOURTH AVENUE UCW FOREMOST (Special) A discussion on the subject of Indian, )ed by Mrs. Tom At- kins, the raghllfjbt nf a re- act meeting of tte Foremost UCW group. The devotional for the eve- ning was led by. the hostesses Mrs. Gordon Mcoll, and Mn. Phillip. Schedule Tea GRANUM (HNS) piorers recently practiced for their April 18 tea which win be held In the United Church Han. Tea will be served from to 5 p.m. At an entertainment will presented, Stuffing Bee Tuesday Night BLMRHORE (CNP -Bureau) -Mrs. Mary RoWbotham, chair- man of the "Flowers of Hope" campaign being sponsored lo- cally by the Foothills Associa- tion for Retarded Children, has announced that "Stoffinj Night" win be beW to the musk room of the SeBon High School Tuesday. Interested persons are invitei to out to the event and ak in putting flowers of hope Ked in the envelopes and-then pre- pare them for mailing. Review FOREMOST The County of Forty Mile school committee receirtJy deckled (o review school' bin routes throughout the county. Members ef the Investigating committee are: R. Clark and C. Bishop, Burdett and Bow Island; F. Rorneike and L, Naftrass, Conquerv 111 e; E. Zielie, W. G. McFaU and J. Vos, Foremost and Eliikcm; and L. Nat trass and F. Rom- eifce, Hanybeniea, Who Says Wooden Nickels Aren't Worth Anything? JUST ASK WINNEKS: IMS. KAE CHOW Lomond MK. A. B. St. S. MX. S. YAMAMOTO 1607 3rd N. MRS. W. WllllAMJ KM VWAIIB Ml An. S. MKS. JANKI MUOTA1N Parkviiw Cewt RUSSfU tOUMOUGH MRS. JENNY NAJDA 1319 IMl St. N. MR. VAN WYK 1507 llth An. S. MR. JACK NUNWElia 9106 JOrti Avt. S. MK. HOSE NUNWEIIEK An. S. MB. DICTB BKKTHOtD 1235 Slti An. S. Brttcr Hurry Two Major Prizes An Still To Be Wonl WISHING erf Wishing Drop into SMITH'S and draw o wecderi A new slant on dishwashi DhMlMwDM Sehdor.Thtttmi dial aetocnt any ot the following cycles: Regular (double) wash Snort (single) wash Rinaeanddry dteny wood top, litta thaupparrackalor locaM In trw emm at nml tocka M and ttw HoU ppis by a separaM push button. Pre-Waah and Hold b available by adding detergent to Rinse and HoW cycle. kicaMup fiont too, pyttng weiyMng wMiin reach. OflN THUMOAY AND RIDAY T1U P.M. ClOSfD All CAY MONDAY I ;