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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, December 30, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Conger reviews year of challenge for Kaiser COALDALE (IKS) The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-scliool clinics: COALHU11ST: Tuesday, Jan. 4, in the Royal Canadian Legion Hall from 10 a.m. to !2 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Jan. 4, in Oa Health Unit Office, in the Administration Building, from 30 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. BARN WELL: Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. IRON" SPRINGS: Wednesday, Jan. 5, in the school from to p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Jan. 6, in the Health Unit Office (up- stairs in the Town Office Build- ing) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Jan. 0, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. GRASSY LAKE: Friday, Jan. 7, in the Chamberlain School from 1 to 3 p.m. Fluoride tablets are available at all clinics free of charge. For social service appoint- ments telephone: CBaldale 345- 3383; Tabcr 225-3911. Dr. G. K. C. Palmer, medical officer of health, urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against contag- ious disease, NATAL and sacrifice met challenges of said Harry M. Conger, v i c e-president and general manager of Kaiser Resources Limited, in a message to em- ployees. Mr. Conger said that in re- flection, 1971 had been a year of many challenges. In order to meet these chal- lenges, some significant changes have been made. These changes were not ac- complished without major ef- fort or sacrifice on the part o1 workers. Early in the year, modifica- tions to the Harmer mining plans, as well as to the Ellt- view Preparation Plant, were completed. Based on this revised dala, C. L. Emerson, president of Kaiser Resources Ltd., led a negotiating team in Tokyo. After nearly three months of tough bargaining, he was able to secure an interim agree- ment with ths Japanese Sleel Mill customers, which allowed the company to ship coal at a higher price. During this interim period, Kaiser Resources was lo com- plete the modifications to its operations and achieve an effi- cient level of performance. During the months that fol- lowed, construction work in the Elkview Preparation Plant proceeded while the plant con- tinued lo operate. Good production was attain ed during this period consider- in? the conditions under which .___ Kaiser had to operate. During I game. the same period, production of Harmer Operations indicated significant improvement, re- flecting greater efficiency and equipment availability. Also, newly formulated mining plans called for greater tonnages of underground coal to be pro- cessed through the Elkview Preparation Plant making this part of our operation very im- portant to the long-range suc- cess of the company. Grads gather at Granum GRANUM (HNS) The 1961 graduation class from the Granum High School held a re- union in the school auditorium recently with over half the class members and their fam- ilies attending. Class teachers present were Mrs. Mildred Cochlin, Slavery; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmidt, Fort Madeod and Mr. and Mrs. Wilf Sullivan, Granum. Mr. Sullivan called the roll from the old class register and those n nied answered by in- troducing their families. Mrs. Jim (Linda Lee) Smith, class valdietorian, gave a short talk. The afternoon was spent in renewing acquaintances. A display of class mementos, pictures and basketball uni- forms, decorated the auditori- m. In the evening the men from the class played a basketball The Michel coke oven opera- tion has continued to perform favorably and has contributed :o our company's profit situa- tion. To complete the picture, the deep water port st Westshore Terminals has indicated by Us outstanding performance thai it is Uie model for all future deep water superports. The scheduled downtime at the Elkview Preparation Plant in November to tie in the con- struction work was completed on schedule and the resultant modifications proved to he very effective in the days which followed the startup. The unfortunate fire, which occurred Dec. 4 was "very di appointing." "I have every confidence that we will quickly recove from this misfortune. We hav> every reason to ba optimistl about 1972; we have the recent- ly improved Elkview Prepara- tion Plant which has demon slrated its productive capabil- ity; we have the Harmer op- eration that is continuing to improve its productive capabil- ity; we have a growing Michel operation that is setting low cost and production rales thai will be the envy of coal miners the world over; we have con tinued operations of our Miche coke ovens; we have the most outstanding bulk terminal load- ing facility in North America 1 and we have a customer who has demonstrated by his ac- tions, his faith in our ability to I produce coal I said Conger. These Are The letlilmdge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area NATAt, B.C. PAUt CHAIA P.O. Box 287 IOMOND MRS LEONARD CHASE General Delivery CARD5TON MRS. CATHERINE HULL General Delivery ClARCNCt WEEKE5 B P.O. Box 7 STAVLUY MRS. VIOLET CLANCY Box 52 Contact these pcopto lor your District Newi or Classified Advertising MIRACLE OF MIRAGE The horizon in the north west quadrant experienced a decided "lift" during a recent lengthy mirage which revealed communities to the north of Taber not seen under normal atmospheric With binoculars, the settlements of Retlaw, Vauxhall, and possibly Turin could be identified from Taber. Features of the mirage were picked up by Herald correspondent Ross Gibb using a 650 mm telephoto lens on a Spotmatic camera. Bottled gas heater blamed in death START CONSTRUCTION Earth-moving equipment began digging the start of the Crowsnest Pass Community Swimming Pool in west Blairmore. Beckett Construction of Calgary has beon hired to build the pool which is expected to be in operation for the coming season. Heavy equipment is removing the earth from the site and engineers are staking out the grounds for the open pool. Plons provide for fulure covering of tlie entire area. Christmas concert GRANUM (HNS) About children, accompanied by heir parents, attended the an- ual B.P.O.E. children's Christ- ins concert held on Dec. 23 in 10 Granum Community Hall. Harvey Dimm was master of ceremonies. Program: two selections by the Blue Creaton; Nativity Play by the community chil- dren; piano solos by Kim. Phil, and Dawn Sullivan, and Judy .Torgcnson; recitations, Paula Wevers, Clifford Dimm, Carol Jan. 29 tentative date for Fernie money vote Ann, Carry, Brant and Layne Baker; songs, Dcanne, Vicki and Carrie Torok: Lori Ds- Mr.ere, Sherry Brkcr. Darla Kress; Sherry, Csrol Ann and Barry Baker; Cliaiicne Knapek; Sherry Baker; Grades 1 and 2 chorus; Grade 2 and 3 Rhythm Band; Grade 3 chorus; Grades 4, 5 and 6 chorus; Tracy Fjord- bollen, Darla Kress and Cheryl Stratulat; A display of tumbling by Grade 3 and 4 classes, under UK 'direction of Mrs. Mnry De- Macro, Uirilled everyone. prize wrinrrs were: Jnrl Bnird. Eddie llu'-dl, Kim Sillivan, Dcbhie Ki'iny. Kent I'.ion, Wayne Elaine Mcrsingcr, Barry Mun- ro, Kari Gunderson, Del Del- mere. Carol Pcrrd, Nancy Ra- disic and Paul Gillcspie. Santa Claus arrived and vis- ited the little ones while candy baps were distributed. Coffee and donuts were served to the adults NATAL (HNS) The board an expected order in council has not vet been received. Net .submission has hccn crti mated at to cover the f huslr-Li of ll.e rein 'drool ni hrs fi u uc-1% '-.i Jan 9 as the dale for its proposed rumey referendum, although board's projected building pro- gram needs. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Yernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 CRANBROOK Faulty bottled gas healer in- sl.illation was blamed by cor- oner Dr. A. W. Askey for the death Nov. 5 of Gerald Albert James, 42, Kimlwrloy, whose frozen body was found in a re- sort cabin at Monroe Lake. Dr. Askcy snid Ihc public should be made more of safety requirements of instal- lation of such heaters. Mr. James was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. James of Kim- berlcy. They bolh died a little over a month later when their small ear skidded into the path of a truck on the Kootcnay Lake section of highway while they were on (heir way to visit a daughter at Nelson. s leading International Beer Tor Black Label we blend and brew only the finest ingredients...with patience...with care...to bring out all their flavour. Then we give the brew more time in our cellars so that Black Label slonlv matures to perfection, if you like, a beer with ll.ivour, try a Clack LaK-l .enjoy flavour that is conquering (hirsts all over the world. Carling Black Label- sold and enjoyed in over 60 countries around the globe. THE CARUNG BREWERIES (ALBERTA) LIMITED ;