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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE IEIHBIIIDGE HERALD _ Thursday, Doccinbor 3, 1970 ILii iWi j CANINE CUTIE How appealing can a puppy get? Five-week-old "Secret" makes sure no leaves" get away as they blow around his home at Bowie, Md. Accreditation sought o by Femie school group NATAL (IKS) Acting on a letter from the B.C. School Trustees' Association tire trus- tees of School District No. 1 (Fernie) recently empowered its salary negotiations commit- tee and secrcrory treasurer E. T. Chambers' to meet for the purpose of having the School Disirict accredited as an Employer Organizat i o n under terms of the Labor Kclations Act. The school districts of Lady- smith. .Nanaimo. Qualicum arid A1 b c r n i have successfully sought accreditation as employ- er groups. The District school board is also planning to object to water rates the District of Sparwood charges to schools in the area. With school construction un- der way at Sparwood, the board is concerned over the rates which were reported to be per month at the Sec- ondary School and S97.50 per month at the Elementary School. The rates are charged on a fee per room basis rather than the number of taps. Fernie Secondary School pays 515 per month and Isa- bella Dickcn School based on a per-tap charge. Sparwood principal, Harry Peebles told the board that Spanvocd water charges are higher than Fernie's because the district is still paying for installation of its water lines. Water fees per house in Spar- wood are S7.50 a month he said. Fernie trustees said they pay ?2.45 per month per house. The school board recently confirmed the appointment of Jane Johnston to a teaching position at Jaffray School. The appointment was made retro- active to Oct. 23, when Miss Johnston took over a class from the former teacher, Mr. Booth who resigned for pri- vate reasons. The board also confirmed the appointment Mrs. Maxine Spence at Elkford School and the appointment of Marian Halko as a teachers' aide at Sparwood Elementary- Secondary School. D. D, Morris heads board of Fording Coal Limited NATAL, B.C. (HNS) D. D. Morris was elected chairman of Fording Coal Limited at a meeting of the board of direc- tors at Vancouver, B.C. recent- ly. Mr. Morris is executive vice-president and a director of Oominco Ltd., and is president and a director of Pine Point Mines Limited. Fording Coal, an SSO million mining project scheduled to start production in 1972, is managed by Cominco which owns 40 per cent of the com- pany. The balance is owned by .Can adian Pacific Investments Ltd. The company has a contract to ship three million long tons of coking coal to Japan each I year for 15 years from its mine sice 40-miles north of Sparwood in southeastern British Colum- bia. The coal will be hauled from the mine in 100-car CP Rail unit trains to the port of Vancouver's Roberts Bank de- velopment where it will be loaded in bulk cargo vessels for shipment to the Japanese steel industry. Mr. Morris was born in Ed- monton and is a graduate of the University of Alberta. He has been with Cominco for 42 years having joined the company at Trail, B.C., in 1928. He is a Fellow of the Chemi- cal Institute of Canada and a member of several professional associations including the As- sociation of Professional Engi- neers of B.C., Engineering In- stitute of Canada and the Aus- tralasian Institute of Minin and Metallurgy. Earl Mellroy is named town secretary-treasurer PICTURE BUTTE (IIXS) _ Picture Butte town council has appointed Earl Mellroy secre- tary-treasurer. He has already assumed his new position and succeeds Harpo Moriyama who resigned. In olher business, council dis-; cussed the possible sale of par- i eel "R" and authorized a spe- cial committee to negotiate the sale. A request from the Picture i Butte United Church, permit-1 ting the church (he use of the i library auditorium each Sun-1 day, was approved. The church i committee also informed coun- cil that their present church building could ho utilized for i recreational p u r p n s e s. The' matter was referred to tire i j North County Regional Recrea j tion Board. Mrs. Asta Hage was appoint ed to the Picture Butte Munici- pal Library Board for a three- Application from the Church of the Nazarene to erect a sign at both approaches to the town was given council approval. The mayor and secretary were authorized to order house numbers and they'll be placed on each piece of property by the town or by Die Picture Butte Lions Club. Two workers from the public works department will attend (lie water and sewer operator's course in Edmonton in Feb- ruary. Seven AVarsaw pact nations boost iJibriciifs prestige BERLIN (AP) The Soviet- bloc summit meeting in East Berlin lasted only one day and announced nil! agreement subjects di.scus.sed biit gave no details, the Western Big Three again proiesied latest interference v.ith Berlin traffic. The top nf the seven Warsaw n ;i t i o n .s niK Wednesday in East iicrlin for the first time. to bol- ster the prestige of Waller H- bricht's K.-IKI. (Icnnnn rc-giiiic. A eomniiiniqnr: snid muitum- i would be released later on the j topics discussed: "The strength- I cning of security and the devel- opment of peaceful co-operation in Europe, the sharpening of the Htuation in Indochina, the situa- tion in the Near East, and ag- I K r e s s i o n of the colonialists against the II e public of Guinea." 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