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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta High River woman gets medal HIGH K1VEK The Life of Alberta Silver Medal has been awarded to Margaret IsBell of High River for endeavoring to save the life of her William last Sept. Mr. Vian was fatally injured in a flash fire and Mrs. while removing his fuel saturated was badly burned. Her established for recognizing and rewarding feats of outstanding human bravery in the rescue from danger of another human being within the provinces of British Columbia or Northwest has been set up by the Life In- surance Company of Alberta. The application for the award was submitted through the interest of the fire town council and Ed. MLA. In a letter received by Mrs. Premier Peter Lougheed Stanley Gordon of High River and Ed. have drawn to my attention the tremendous courage and selflessness which you displayed on Sept. 21 when you rushed to the assistance of your William Vian. know that you feel a great sadness about Mr. Vian's loss you can at least be com- forted by the fact that you made every possible effort to save his life. I know that I reflect the thinking of a great many people who know of this incident when I extend my personal commendation to you for the courage you have At the Holiday Jan. Mrs. IsBell will receive her award at an investiture. Pearl Macintosh and her Joyce Southgate will accompany her. Early morning snack These cattle near Lethbridge are enjoying an early morning meal in the foggy winter. The grazing animals forage for feed in the puffing out clouds of hot breath as they eat. With the pre- vailing these animals can look forward to easy eating before that inevitable trip to the slaughter- house. AGT distributes flat-rate ballots VULCAN Alberta Government Telephones has distributed voting ballots to area residents on its proposal for a flat rate calling program' between selected nearby com- munities. Residents of Carmangay. Lomond and Champion are asked by AGT if they would prefer a monthly flat rate charge instead of long distance toll when calling Vulcan. Ballots mailed before Jan. 4 will be counted. If a majority Vulcan residents will vote in February. Service could start in 1975. An AGT representative will answer questions on rates at the Vulcan between 1 and 8 p.m. Dec 11 Information is available by calling AGT collect at 261-4261. The South in short Packing plant on schedule BROOKS Construction of Lakeside a 400- animal per day packing plant is continuing on schedule and officials say it should be operating by 1974. A 2Vz-mile natural gas pipeline was constructed by Canadian Western Natural Gas to bring natural gas from two privately owned wells to the site. Gas supply is contracted by Canadian Western. Man damages dog pound clearly .without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. STIRLING Alex Szalay of Stirling recently was ordered to pay the cost of repairs to the village dog pound after being convicted of a charge of willfully damaging the pound to release his dog. PC group names president If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating then our new Directional hearing the could be just right for you. This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries lor all makes of hearing aids The Quality goes in before the goes on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of since 7943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th Avenue S. 327-2272 BROOKS The Bow Valley Progressive Conservative Association recently re- elected Dr. Don Mundy of Bassano president. Also renamed were Ken Lutes of vice William Bell of second vice Jim George of third vice and Andrew Baxter of secretary treasurer. About 40 people attended the annual meeting. Kaiser mines 1 million tons NATAL Underground mining operations of Kaiser Resources Limited have pass- ed the one million-ton mark for the year's production of Michel mine manager Art Grimley says. The combined tonnage from hydraulic and conventional mining broke the 1972 record of one million tons two months before the year-end. These operations represent one of the largest underground coal mining projects in Canada Report your news to.... The Lethbtulge Herald Correspondent in Your Area COALHURST MRS. MARGA OKKEN ..............................328-0001 CLARESHOLM PAUL ANDERSEN .................................235-3581 M. M. '..235-3615 COALDALE MRS PETER TYMBURSKI ...........................345-3921 courts MRS. HENRY HACKE ..............................344-3782 COWLEY C.A.WEEKES ......................................628-3801 B.C. NANCV MILES......................................426-3232 DEL BONITA G.E. DALTON .....................................653-218'. Contact these people for your District 8 finish first-aid NATAL Eighteen employees at the Sparwood operations of Kaiser Resources Limited recently completed St. John Am- bulance first aid courses con- ducted by Edgar KRL first aid attendant. Those attending were Ernest Allen Louis Miklos Norman George Malcolm Gary Joseph Keith Alan Douglas Frank Norman Tom Larry Orion Walmsley and Orval Walmsley. Crowsnest Pass Bureau Vcrnon RMMml 462-2149 ANNOUNCEMENT CHARLES and CLARA McKAY ofNORTHSIDETAXI with to announce that they HAVE SOLD THEIR BUSINESS They wish to thank all their former customers and friends for their patronage in the past and hope that they will continue to support the new owners. SEASON'S GREETINGS New Coleman gas contract keeps old customer rate Herald- District Property tax levy plan for public transit mixed CRANBROOK Aid. Don Sherling of Cranbrook spurred the Regional District of East Kootenay to not support a resolution opposing a levy on private property to pay public transportation system deficits. The resolution was drafted by the Greater Vancouver Regional District. It would op- pose a levy on private proper- through a regional to pay for the deficit of public transportation systems in that regional district. Asked Aid. a provincial taxpaying resident of the East would you be willing to help Burnaby Historical society pay for the deficit of its tran- sit Ben Loog of alternate director for Elec- toral Area agreed with Aid. Sherling. provincial government already contributes to their transit systems through capital he said. Other RDEK directors dis- saying they would not want to see property owners bear the tax and that funds for the deficit should be raised through a gas surcharges and so on. Aid Sherling's five representing swung the decision to defeat. All other voters had only one vote except Mayor Vern Uphill of Fernie and Frank Fairclough of Sparwood who each vote two.. Aid. Sherling and Mr. Loog were backed by director Lloyd Phillips of Area A and Chris Madson of Area G. seeks land Rodeo group COLEMAN The Crowsnest Pass Citizen's Historical Society will meet at p.m. Sunday in the Crowsnest Consolidated School to discuss a proposal to obtain land for a historical village complex at Frank. Pictures are available from the Glenbpw Foundation. The society has prepared a brief protesting the 240 KVA high tension line route propos- ed by Calgary Power The towers and line would pass in the immediate vicinity of the land being considered for a historical village by the socie- ty and would also be a blemish on the Frank a major tourist attraction. All interested persons are urged to attend the meeting. Hay supply still short at Del Bonita DEL BONITA Some people are still short of hay in this area. Bob Manzke Trucking has just made its se- cond trip to the Wetaskiwin area for hay. Cecilia Patterson is now employed at the Del Bonita School as a reading aide. Del Bonita Junior High School students were recently bused to Magrath for a volleyball tournament and came home with half the trophies The Grade 7 coached by Robert won the trophy. Grade 7 girls and the Grade 8 both coached by Wilma were victorious. elects head TABER Wesley G. Dunz was named president of the Taber Rodeo Association at a recent reorganization succeeding president Vance Jensen. Mr. Jensen stepped down after more than six years in the saddle. Other officers are Dr. James D. vice Ray Roscoe F and Mr. past president. New directors are E. E. O'Donnell and William R. Galvin One seat on the 15-man board is vacant. Other directors are Dr. Darwin C. rodeo Gordon rodeo Howard Walter Kenneth George Reti and Jack Schmidt. Rodeo dates are May 19 and 20 for which initial arrangements are already un- der way. Continuing membership in the Canadian Stampede Managers' Association was approved at an annual fee for the two-day show of Lake Newell fishing opens BROOKS Lake Newell in the Eastern Irrigation District and Lake south of the Bow will be open for winter fishing Dec. it has been announced by the provincial fish and game branch. the day... in The Discovery Company Energizers for Movie flash light automatic cameras. Available at LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Duda Co. CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS wish to announce the opening of a branch office in TABER Room Boyle commencing December 1973. Office hours will be every Thursday from to a.m. and to p.m. For appointments please Taber 223-3682 Lethbridge 328-1741 COLEMAN The Coleman Gas Com- a town-owned will complete a new contract with Alberta and Southern Gas Company for provision of natural gas retailed to local consumers. The new contract will snow an increase of 10 cents per MCF but local consumers will enjoy the same rate as the company has agreed to absorb the cost. Industrial users will pay increased costs. Council has drafted a brief for the hearing to be held in the Blairmore Elks Hall Dec. 18 regarding the proposed 240 KVA transmission line. There is much opposition to the planned by Calgary Power to go through the Crowsnest Pass Council is sponsoring a dis- play of to be touch- ed off New Year's Eve on the hillside south of Coleman. It will mark the beginning of the town's 70th anniversary. A year-long program is be- ing planned by a special an- niversary committee to mark the town's birthday. Car- picnics and many seasonal events will be held. The matter of improving District calendar The Barons-Eureka Healtfi Unit is sponsoring the follow- ing infant and clinics nest in the School from 1 to 3 p.m. Picture in the Picture Butte High School from 10 a.m to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p m in the Health Unit Office in the Ad- ministration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and tor 4 p m. in the School from to p.m. in the Elementary School from 10 a.m to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m in the Health Unit in the Town Office from 10 a m to 12 noon and 1.30 to 4 p m in the Health Unit Office in the Ad- ministration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Speech therapy for pre- schoolers is available at the Health Unit by phoning 345- 4877 for appointment. For Social Service appointments Coaldale Taber 223-3911. and extending the town's water service was discussed and left in abeyance until after the New Year when a complete study will be made. Various grants are available from the department of the environment. Council plans an extension of the water system to service the new Pineview installation of equipment to treat the erection of a water tower and installation of pumps for emergency periods. Council approved plans for underground wiring for street lights in the crescent on the south side of the southwest of the funeral home. Prizes will be sponsored for winners of the annual Christ- mas home decorating com- petition. Judges will make their rounds Dec. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. Mine rescue instruction in demand NATAL The de- mand for open-pit mine rescue instruction is so special courses to train instructors have been says Albert co-ordinator of rescue training for the depart- ment of mines and petroleum resources. Mr. along with three other rescue recently conducted courses in mine rescue instruction work at B.C A number of local men tak- ing the course have attained their instructor's certificates. They are Ed Fred and Paul Dyer of Kaiser Bruce Richard Lyle Paulhus and Ben Ramage of and R. Kimm of Western Gypsum Mines. BELCOURT FURS CO-OP LTD. BUYERS AND EXPORTERS OF RAW FURS For Top Prices ship your' Furs to us by certified PHONES Office 466-9556 OHici 427-0831 908-62 Edmonton deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less If you're a can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 IKTMNERS INSURANCE COMPANY The only Canadian Company providing automobile and fire insurance eidusivdy to abstsiners HOW TO RESTORE THE ORIGINAL FINISH OF OLD FURNITURE WITHOUT STRIPPING BRINGS BACK THE NATURAL BEAUTY OP THE WOOD FINISH The 18th Century Secret is Big news for antique lovers and furniture an old re- fimshing process is now avail- able for the public's use. It melts down the old or lacquer on furniture restores the original wood color and grain Learn now how to repair cigar- ette water and scratches on furniture A DEMONSTRATION will be held on refimshing old furniture the 18th Century way at Ferguson Paint Lid. on Monday and Dec. 10th and 11th from to p.m. each day. Everybody welcome. Coffee will be served. FERGUSON PAINT LTD. 318 7th STREETS. PHONE 328-4595 ;