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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta diiy, Dttember Tllf HfTAlD Million trees expected in annual B.C. harvest CRANBROOK (Special) With cleanup and shipment as scheduled by December 1 ol some million Christmas trees, East Kootcnay operators have time to refute the alleged area displacement as lop producer on the western continent. This is notwithstanding claims of market loss to spe- cial s p e ties a more costly procedure than this area's natural plantations of compact fir which holds needles firmly for three months after cutting because they grew small and tough in clay and gravel with about 12 in- ches annual precipitation in a temperature range of up to 110 degrees variation. B.C. Forest Kootenay tally is expected to be around a million trees again for 1971. The an- nual KCFS report for 1970 was pieces valued at 942, of wfiich were mar- keted in Canada and in the United States. American market drop coin- cided with a Canadian market rise. Export rail shipments from East Kootenay are estimated at around 120 cars bound for Gulf States, Texas and other U.S. points from which they are further carried to Mexico. The quarter century old an- nual tree harvest in East Koot- enay has gone through many phases, but seldom setbacks. During October and Novem- ber it employs about 600 ca- sual workers cutting, trucking, trimming, baling and loading ai'id with transportation cosls distributes around a million dol- lars. And at the time of year when "extra" money is most use- ful. The three main sources are sustained yield per- mit crown land tracts of other- wise useless trees, and private ranch operalors as winter har- vest. The some of which are owned outright by major operators, were planted by nature, then created by thinning, cultivation, and prun- ning. Cftrdslon council report Three bids accepted VN1CEF backed iii 'Pass COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) A grand total of was turn- ed over lo UNJCEF recently as in the Colcman, Bellevue and the results of efforts of students Blairmorc Elementary schools, Coleman Hcadstart and the Consolidated high school. UNICEF headquarters have extended appreciation to the students, principals and staffs for the assistance. CARDSTON (HNS) Three! the EDC ivas making In the successful bids were mimud by minister lo date and lo sec if Cardston town council at their they concurred, last meeting. council to rec- Jolm Slcpan will pay for a representative from the1 cooler from the old .lor' Shaw building. Dean Circgson the EDC Joint memorial BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau Blairmore Bite Lodge an Clint's Portable Equipment Ltd. PRE-CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! PORTABLE ALL-METAL STOCK RACKS Built to fit any Vj ton truck Regular Prico SPECIAL S165.00 Price effective until Dec. 15th Phone 653-3534 CARDSTON GREY CUP QUEEN Picture Burte Lions Grey Cup Queen Miss Debbie Moriyama, seated, was crowned at a recent dance in St. Catherine's School auditorium by Miss Gail Chrupka. From left: Shirley Bulva, Denlse Chartier, Coleen Mehalko, Miss Chrupka, Sandra Shirnek and Jan- nie Wallok. About 350 attended. Lions presented gifts to contestants rind their mothers. P, Johnson Photo and your domestic "power hour" Look at the difference 20 years made to the cost of perking you up 365 mornings a year! THEsiM! That new electric coffee pereotatot- was a big step forward. Mom could make the rest: of the breakfast while the coffee took care of itself, fora power cost of month. NOW? Iii 1971, Mom's coffee fs berteiMhan over, thanksto the help of a fully automatic electric percolator. It brews strong or weak; ell at the) twist of a dial fora power cast of a month! Despite continually increasing cosls, the price of electricity is far less than 20 years ago CALGARY POWER was representing tlie South- west Alberta Economic Dcvel- Royal Purple lodge will hold a Bridge joint memorial service in the and, surrounding districts Blairmore Elks Hall at 2 p.m. was established Dec 5 at the request of Peacock Members of both lodges I Plm'incial Minister of Industry 1 Its pin-pose is lo communi- cate to the minister of local economic problems and also to advise him on changes to Ihe Industrial Incentives Act to make it applicable lo soii.hcrn Alberta. Mr. Lang informed the town council of the recommendalions tile town to .sit committee. The council suggested Dennis Burl for the position, which he accepted. Improvements io the lighting in the lou-n will include an in- stallation at the inlersection at Main Street and 9th Ave. where Ihe new LDS church is located. Larrv Lang was granted an I wai interview by (own council. He for ul Publlc alleys if Uic will furnish gas and service for the police vehicles for the coming year. Canlston Farm Service will provide a back-hoe for Uic town for The request for additional heating units for the Ice Centre was granted. are urged to attend and par- ticipate in this event. II, is open to the general public. To Australia COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Mr. and Mrs. Eddy Cornell and son Corri lefl for Vancouver where they attended tile Grey Cup game. Following Ihe game Ihe trio boarded an ocean liner bound for Sydney, Australia, where they will make Iheir fnlure home. Mr. Cornelt lias accepled a position to teach physical edu- cation in a Sydney school. They will arrive in Australia Dec. 22. Pool construction BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Beckit Construction began moving equipment into the west end of Blainnore Dec. 1 to begin construction on the new community swimming pool. The recreation board lias an- nounced that a sod-turning cer- emony will be held on the grounds at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, and everyone is invited to attend the ceremony. Carol service COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass Ministerial A s s o c i a tion, iu co-operation with the 'Pass Choral Society, will bold the second annual Community Advent Carol Ser- vice at the Crowsnest Pass Con- solidated High School at S p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The service will feature choir selections, group singing and scripture lessons. All are invited to attend. Shaw heads: club RAYMOND Shaw was elected president of the Raymond Golf Club for the 1972 season. Other members of the are Tucker Hironaka. Athol Cooper and secretary John L. Evans. In his report, retiring presi dent Joseph McLean said mair improvement were made dor' ing the year (o bring (he course up to a first class nine hole layout. Major improvement was an eieclric power line which per- mitted electric pumping for wa- fer. Ten pine trees, donated by Mrs. H. N. Eliason of Wren- Iham, were planted. During tiie year the active membership readied :inn with the family membership proving popular. people will provide the lights. A study will be made for the most appropriate pump for the south hill booslcr station. It was moved that a cater- piller be hired to clean up the debris from the old hmti.rs lhat were burned. The parking problem was dis cussed at length and will hn .studied further. A notice warn- ing lhat fines wilt be imposrvl for illegal parking at I ho Slakn Centre will be made. A bylaw was pa.s.sed which prohibits employer and em- ployee parking on Main Si. from 1st Ave. to the bridge and from Main St. to 1st St. W. It was moved that a grant of S'lOO given the hockey asso- ciation and Sltfio to the figure skating club. New for (own council are: finance. Dr. Rnrm Larson; police, fire. CIVLJ rip- fence, Vern Quinton: public works, Stanley Johnson; re- creation. Alma Siimmcrfoldl; utilities, Don Caldwcll; wel- fare, library, garbage, nursing home, health unit and ecmc- ierv, Mi's. Wanda Jensen. WINS MEDAL Gregory Andrews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Andrews of Coal- dale anil a Grade 10 student at Kale Andrews High School, has won (he Gover- nor-G e n e r a Medal for achieving the highest mark in Grado 9 Lethbriilge Coun- ty 2f> departmental linns. He also won high- est standing in Grade D Eng- lish. rkev Tu bin go 10 CARDSTON Tiio Hnyal Ca- nadian 1-iOEion will holci a hir- 1 fy and chocolate bingo HIP Legion Hall Friday. Dec. al 7 )0 p.m. Jackpot bingo will be played. Lunch will be fold by Ihe idles axuiliary says Mrs. Don Caldwcll. Peter Uiiruli heads group TABER (HNS) Peter Un- ruli of Vauxhal] has been elect- ed president of the Taber Muni- cipal 4-H Council. Vice-president is Robert Tille- man of Hays, adult secretary Mrs. Thclma Winchester, ju- nior secretary Charlotte Orfino, reasurer Dean Anderson, and club reporter Sandra Staples. The Kiwanis Club sponsored annual color night, including banquet and presentation of awards, was arranged for Vednesday, December 8. In other 4-H news, Susan Reli was named president of the Taber 4-H Beef Club. Others elected were Tan Sangster vice-president, Heatli- r Ferguson secretary, Kenny isscr treasurer, and Harold club reporter. Jeannic 'erguson was appointed to rep- Kent the club on Hie munici- 4-H council. These Are The Lethbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area BLACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY P.O. Box 148 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES (Special) 304 5lh SI. 1. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKIA EHNES Gen. Del. FOREMOST GEOFF. TAGG..........................Bojt S81 FAITH MRS. THEKLA EHNES Gen. Del. Contact these peopta for your District or Classified Advertising PLAN BINGO TURIN (HNS) The Turin ish and Game Association will age a turkey bingo in the "linn auditorium Friday night t seven o'clock, Dec. 10. THE CHILDREN OF Mi. and Mrs. S. F. EARl taquett the Presence of Friends and Relatives to Celebrate Their 25th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE Will Be Held Saturday, 11 Dec., 1971 at 5926 53rd St., Taber From 7 to 9 p.m. NO GIFTS PIEASEI SUPERB FARM LAND FOR SALE 960 One Chunk fay 1 milft NO BUILDINGS Priced to Soil! To this propurly Contact GIBBS REALTY Phone 757-3820, BARONS YES! you have Anplymq for a job rent mo an cMaurant.... hiting employees "I ho Alberta Govern mint Rifih''. Biandi is conducting an active p: rig (dm to ensure lair treatment of fill citizen; ol this piovmce. Know your ngh If you IISVR difficulty renting an apsi imfinl, gelling a job, getliny service in and stoics be causa of race, colour, sex, ancestry, place of bnili or age (defined .is between 40 ami lib) ihf: Human Flights branch stands ready m tielp you. Free counselling and pciuc.itinnai programs aic available, For free information write: __ HUMAN RIGHTS BRANCH Alberta Department of Lalwr I Room 1007.10808-93ihAvc, V Cdmonton 6, Alberta Our lowest price ever Zenith Chrornacolor swivel-base console Ely'cd swivel-base console Walnut veneers and sc'ccl hsicjA'OOtJsol'ds. i Chton-.acolo' Picture Tube Customized -TilanSO Hanoc'a'lerj Chassis Gold VioeoGu.ird Tuner Automate Fmc-lijr1 "p Conlroi Auloiialic Con'ro' Limited time only I Every Zcni'h product is serviced by professional cit Ed GcrnrH Smith Plctlcll Mikn Cmirnr) Miskulin Plrll II MA-iaihSl. M. LETHBRIDC-E Phorm 328-6964 COAtDAlE Phono 345-3272 ;