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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta lyffV V-'A -It 'I BRITISH EXPEDITION A six-man British expedition arrived in Vancouver after completing the first stage of their planned trip from the Arctic to the tip of South Amer- David Flot'hcr, Capt. Peter Barry and Troops, publisher Timothy Nicholson, Trooper ica. From left to right are Sgt. M. H. Croser Michael Webb. Capt. Gavin Thompson, leader of the expedition, is absent. All the military men are of the Lancers. Taber Dumping stations rionlh's total In Company for Neil Clark, was ic H-monUi specified al. 1 The nlber permit issued from In ?2.000 and involved as many projects from basement improvements t o Ft ore renovations to Neon busi- ness ?isns in commercial and residential property p a i r s and additions. ie .Tpifiiinl al. Ihrough November, Parker's Furniture Store ad- ditions accounted fnr wliilp TI rpsidenrr. hacking on the K'.t'l being eon- i strnctcd by Beaver Lumber rock Belfast MF.LKAST I AD Terrorists sot off a chain of explosions across downtown Belfast today as Christinas shoppers thronged the centre of the Northern Ire- land capital. Seven Masts rocked shops and a cafe, showering people with glass and debris. Police said seven persons were treated for cuts and shock. Gunmen believed to be terror- ists of the Irish Republican Army set off other bombs in the Conway Hotel and a shirt fac- tm-v on the outskirts of Belfast. Both buildings were cleared in time to prevent casualties. The explosions appeared to be timed to coincide with a news c o n f e r e n c e by Lt.-Gen. Sir Harry Tuzo, the commander of the British troops in Northern Ireland. Tuzo appealed to the prov- ince's Roman Catholic minority to disown the terrorists and help stamp out the sectarian violence which hast cost 203 lives since August. 1969. Tlie army commander said: "Without the gunmen in your midst, you have nothing to fear from the army; furthermore, we are here to protect you from any threat to your security." PLEDGES TOUGH ACTION Tuzo said IRA activities were delaying the release of internees in Northern Ireland and added: "We .shall continue to impose a rale of attrition on the IRA which will make them desist from the appalling things they are doing." Bomb blasts killed four teen- agers during the weekend and a fifth died in a collision with an army vehicles, bringing the death toll to 203. of tJic B.C. government, (o cem aisout tlic dogiTe of pollution the lake in Miis aren aw! to provide dumping station? -it provincial campgrounds. ScwviK dbX'lvircr from trail rrs and nn nwls and near them i> thr problem. Farewell party award lligll ENCHANT (HNS) A fare- well party ivas held here for Mr. and Sirs. George Gillespic, Ions-time residents of Enchant. Money for a wnll mirror, flow- ers and a purse of money was in expropriation case Edwards i the community. The couple ha; OTTAWA ICT1 Hie Su- preme Court of Canada ruled Monday that two Pincher Boxing clal> proposed riN'CHEK CREKK (Special) I Two items of interest from !be parks and recreation de- partment: if there is sufficient interest in forming a Iwxing club a pub- j lie meeting wiil be held and a i club formed. Contact the parks and rec- reation office at Box- ing o f f i c i a I s and coaching i linics will be held if interest warrants. i Persons interested in taking a basic instructors course in gymnastics may contact the of- fice. MOCK NIXON DOLLAR This is one of the funny money "Nixon Dollars" lhat has been circulated in a spoof of the President and his economic policy. Secret Service yesterday confiscated the supply of the fake dollars contraband. Sing carols at Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) Dick Humphreys vas the drcds of people turned out for j song leader for the carol Creek. Alta., brothers -were j adequately compensated for' their ranch land expropriated by the town. Pincher Creek expropriated 31.02 acres from Alyre and Ed- win Tbcrriault to create a res- ervoir to supply water for 14 livestock owners. The. provincial public utili- ties board awarded the brotlv ers compensation of but this amount was increased to by the Alberta Court of Appeal. Tlie. Therriaults then appeal- ed to the Supreme Court tpf Canada seeking But Ihe high court said it agreed with the award granted by the court of appeal. the two-evening Christmas Carol Festival sponsored by the Coaldale Home and School Association licre recently. The Kale Andrews School auditorium was packed each evening. Church choirs, school and community choral groups sang many old favorites and new se- lections on the meaning of Christmas, the birthday of the "Savior and King." Baker Brass from tile R. I. Baker School opened each eve- ntni with 0 Canada, Sounds of Christmas and the Christmas Carol Suite. The group is directed by C. L. Harvey. performance and all the other groups presentations during the t'.vn programs wore enjoyed by those attending. The home and school as- sociation has now sponsored the annual festival for more than 20 years. diaries Bryanf, association president, welcomed those pre- sent, commended the commit- tee in charge and thanked all the participants on the first evening. John Votli was chairman. For the second performance Mrs. Bert Donkersgoed, vice- president, expressed apprecia- tion to all who had assisted. Rev. Peter Hctzlaff was chair- man. ing by the audience. sing- SHOW LOSS Scheduled airlines in the RISING RATE Births rose 18 per cent in New OLIieuunru a t i o w.iu United States showed a net loss: South Wales, South Africa dur- of million in tie first six; ing the first three months of months of 1971, reports the Air 1971 over the same period last Transport Association. year. SIMPSONS-SEARS isma HARVEY WOODS LIMITED OPEN 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. THRU THURSDAY. FRIDAY TILL P.M. CENTRE VILLAGE. TELEPHONE 328-9231 201 trips completed by ambulance PINCHER CREEK (Special) The operation of the Pinch- er Creek and District Ambu- lance shows the unit made 201 trips to provide transportation for ill or injured people. Operated by the Pincher I Creek Fire Brigade, the ambu- i lance offers 24-hour service to I residents of Pincher Creek, the j Pincher Creek MD and the J west portion of the Pcigan re- serve. j Increased service demands i on the local ambulance makes its use one of the highest in Alberta on a per capita basis. It is estimated the area has 000 people. Government lo probe grievances CALGARY (CP) The pro- vincial government will inves- tigate the grievances of resi- dents at the single men's hos- tel, Raymond Holmes, director of the homes snd institution branch, said Monday. Last week about SO men from the signed a petition and presented it to the centre man- ager complaining the men could not slay in the building during the day and that there was no procedure for airing grievances. Mr. Holmes said centre man- ager Lome Dagg had "catc- goricaily denied" the com- plainls in the 30-point petition. The men complained condi- tions had deteriorated since the provincial government look over operation of the hostel Dec. 1 from a private com- pany. Aquatic bird saved NATAL (HNSI Margaret Martin, secretary in Kaiser Re- sources Limited Personnel De- partment, recently came to the rescue and probably saved the life of a ftrebe, a web-footed aquatic bird. Miss Martin spot- ted the bird outside KRL of- fices at Spanvood and, realizing that Ihe bird couldn't fly. brought it into the office and immediately called security. The .security group took the bird tn John Dyck, of the re- clamation department, who took it lo the Elk River, si- tuated close by to the offices and released it. (irelx-s, being aquatic birds, have their legs placed so far back on (heir bodies that they are useless when they are on dry land, and run on water prior to taking off into the air. Stewards study NATAL 'HNS) The mem- bership of Michel Local No. 7292. United Mine Workers of America, wove well represent- ed at a Job Stewards School held recently in the Motor Inn at Fertile. Fourteen members, including all the officers, Robert Swancy, president Stu Johnson, vice- p r c s i dent; Jimmy Caldwcll, secretary and Paul J. Chala, recording secretary, attended the two-day weekend session. It was under the direction of Ron Tweedie, regional director of education of the Canadian Labor Congress, Vancouver. Films were also shown as to parliamentary procedure in conducting meet ings and on nuronn YHAU Crooks got away with a record of more lhan million worth of cash and properly in _____Brits in hist Homeowner grants PINCHER CREEK (Special) Members of the town council were informed recently there are new mobile licensing regu- lalJons to go into effect .Ian. 1. Under the new regulations, all mobile homes will he li- censed on a square, foolage b.v sis. This means the cost of mobile home licensing will he almost doubled. One advantage is that now owners may apply for the homeowner grant The square footing basis will include porches and ny addi- tion to the existing mobile home, dale of maiiufaclnre of Ihe liviier mns! he Inrnrd in lo Ihe lawn office bel'nre the end of Hie. year. Glance away from this ad for a few seconds, then look at it again! Still Here, isn't it? "Tlie Spoken Word is Like Tlie Air But tbe Printed Word is Always There." Newspaper Advertising SELLS! Call 328-4411 and Talk it over with one of our courteous Display Advertising Representatives! The Utltbndge Herald Display Advertising Department ;