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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Honor Monica Ziegler PICTURE BUTTE (Special) - The Picture Butte High School Band, directed by Ross Harvey, and the Grade 7 girls' chorus, under the direction of Mrs. E. Enns, provided a melodious musical background for a student assembly held at the Picture Butte High School recently. During the afternoon awards for academic achievem e n t were presented to Christina Bexte, Karen Swartzenburger, Joanne Berg enhenogoewen, and Margaret Mestfer. Douglas Dudley, on behalf of Lethbridge County 26, presented a plaque and pin to Monica Ziegler for winning the Farm Essay Award. It was attended by 500 students who also had as their guests for the occasion the junior high school students from St. Catherine's School. Master of ceremonies for the function was students' union vice - president Owen Doenz. Also included on the program were vocal and instrumental selections as well as tap and ballet numbers. Women invited COALDALE (HNS) - The Coakfale Commutety Hospital Women's Auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, in hte hospital board room. Interested women are invited to attend. INSURANCE  LIABILITY  BONDS  AUTO  FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1971 lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-154] 'Pass towns fast growing NATAL (HNS) - B.C. Telephone has issued revised population estimates which indicate whopping increases in growth of communities in Fernie, Sparwood and district, but showing a slightly lower count than when the surveys first were published two years ago. The estimates are based on B.C. Tel's telephone needs over the next five years and in a few cases, over the next 20 years. Jim McGimpsey, area telephone manager, noted the telephone needs are based on surveys being done on a continuous basis by a staff of B.C. Telephone specialists. The figures apply to need for residential phones, but can be related to population. The company estimates that for every resident phone there will be 3.8 people. This figure is applied to the number of phones forecast and arrive at a population forecast. The survey also gave figures for the East Kootenay as a whole, indicating that by 1977, the East Kootenay, stretching right up to Golden, will have a population of 75,897, jumping more than 20,000 in the next six years. The East Kootenay predictions listed total population in 1972 at 53,074 to 75,897 in 1977. It is difficult to compare the figures for this area with previous ones given by the telephone company, since not the same geographical locations were used in breaking down the community trends. In a previous tabulation, figures were given for Elko to Hosmer, in the new figures, Fernie figures still include Hos- 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX OPTICAL PHt bCRIPTION CO 108 /tli Si S I .....In.- Pi...... U7 3609 mer, but Elko has been taken separately. Trend for Fernie shows Fer-nie's population riding from a 1972 estimate of 5,529 to 7,790 in 1977 and long range forecast, 20,748 in 1989. It's forecast to retain its position as the largest centre by a narrow margin. For Sparwood, the trend indicates a growth from 3,040 in 1972 to 6,023 in 1977, with no forecast beyond that available. The new community of Elk-ford will mushroom in the next few years. It's estimated it will have 684 permanent residents by 1972, growing to 3,306 by 1977. Only community showing a drop in population is Gras-mere, but Libby Dam influence could change the trend in that area, particularly in the Baynes Lake end of it. RCMP report increase in drug seizures OTTAWA (CP) - The RCMP said today that seizures of heroin and hashish have increased this year. Between April 1 and Oct. 31 this year, they took in 147.19 poinds and 9,737 capsules of heroin compared with 58.35 pounds and 12,739 capsules during the preceding fiscal year. The seven-months hashish haul since April 1 was 999.01 pounds this year, up from 825.73 pounds for the previous period. Seizures of marijuana during the first seven months of the current fiscal year took in 2,511.38 pounds and 92,978 plants. In fiscal 1970-71, 2,691.69 pounds were seized and 26,431 plants. DANCE SET BARONS' (HNS)-The Barons Community Club has completed plans for a New Year's Eve dance to be held in the hall at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available from any hall board member. Pollution probe circles around meaning of word Friday, December 31, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - %% Game heads to be viewed By NANCY MILES Special Corrcpondcnt CRANBROOK- Pollution control board director W. N. Venables appears unwilling to define the word "technical" in its communication with the Regional District of East Koote- Olson sets dates TABER (HNS) - Agriculture Minister H. A. (Bud) Olson, MP for the Medicine Hat-riding, has � called a series of public meetings early in the New Year where he will meet his constituents. The meeting schedule is as follows: Monday, Jan. 3: 2 to 4 p.m. at the Community Hall, Many-berries, and from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Foremost Community Hall. Tuesday, Jan. 4: 2 to 4 p.m. at the Legion Hall, Bow Island, and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Taber's Royal Canadian Legion Hall. Wednesday, Jan. 5: 2 to 4 p.m. at the Vauxhall Community Hall. Friday, Jan. 7: 2 to 4 p.m. at the Junior High School, Masi-nasin, and from 8 to 10 p.m. at Milk River in the Catholic Church basement. Monday, Jan. 10: 2 to 4 p.m. at the Irvine Community Hall, and from 8 to 10 p.m. at the public library, Medicine Hat. Tuesday, Jan. 11: 2 to 4 p.m. in the Community Hall at Hilda, and from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Ralston Recreation Centre theatre. Wednesday, Jan. 12: 2 to 4 p.m. at the Del Bonita Church Hall, and from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Raymond Town Hall. may board concerning the March hearing here into pollution from the mining industry. Some $40,000 could ride on what PCB mens by the word as far as RDEK board is concerned. The RDEK board budgeted some $10,000 in 1971 for environmental professional consultants and contracts with a Calgary firm which has already done some investigation- Strictly technical report could cost up to $50,000, however. Guidelines for the hearing, the only one in the interior of the province, specify only technical briefs will be heard, and they must be submitted in writing by Jan. 31. The minister, Hon. Ray Wil-liston, has deplored lack of interest. Industry in East Kootenay runs heavily to diversified mining and concentrating, including Crowsnest coal fields, hard rock metals at Kimberley, copper near Wardner and gypsum in the Windermere. RDEK board insists it has the right to present its findings of effluent effects on the environment of the area in interests of its residents, but is not prepared for a $50,000 research project. However, the board has decided to proceed with the help of its consultants in a brief on a general and unemotional basis urging board findings, which will be basis of future environmental legislation, take into consideration the necessity to consider rights of the people to This nice man wants you to pay less income tax. Honest. He has a neat little section in the Income Tax Act dealing with Registered Retirement Savings Plans. A little beauty. It says you can make some pretty startling deductions from your annual earned income. ivcqm'e I you **ave t0^�is re�*stery�ur tax dept. annuity or permanent life 1-r=a insurance plans. To do that, get in touch with a Sun Life representative. He can show you how to save or defer some of your income tax dollars. But you must get a wiggle on. To be eligible, your plan has to be registered by February 29,1972. Call your Sun Life representative now. He's in the phone book and he knows almost as much about Registered Retirement Savings Plans as the income tax man. Both of them want you to pay less income tax this year. Gordon Floberg Branch Manager Lethbridge SuiLife OFCANADA Gordon Hopkins Kai Haraga Representative Representative Lethbridge Lethbridge 515 7th STREET SOUTH Vern Soderqulst Representative Lethbridge John Coenen Representative Lethbridge Gary Hamen B.A. Representative Lethbridge Don Derrick Representative Lethbridge PHONE 327-3815 Clarence Livingston Representative Coutts equal consideration of conservation, recreation and agriculture in steep valleys where all waters drain into its own Koot-enay-Columbia water system eventually. Christmas supper held ETZIKOM (HNSj - A pot-luck Christmas supper was held in the Etzikom School recently. It was followed by a Christmas concert and card games. Winners in the bridge games were Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Davis with lows going to Mrs. Sam (Ella) Robinson and Jerome Stromsmoe. In the whist section high prizes went to John Lanz with consolation going to Ken Lanz. They know how NATAL (HNS) - These Kaiser Resources Limited men have completed open-pit rescue courses: Harold R. Legge, John Kelly, Keith Bracewell, Chester J. Taje, Robert W. Linkert, Bela Poncsak, Edmond Plessis, Donald B. Reimer, Karsten Hansen, Doug Valin, Verne R. 01-sen, Martin P. Johnson, George Onofrychuk and Robert J. Wilson. LUNDBRECK (CNP Bureau)-Sharpshooters in southern Alberta and British Columbia will have the opportunity of viewing some of the finest game heads taken last season when the Willow Valley Trophy Club holds its 23rd annual Trophy Day in the Livingstone School, Lundbreck, Jan. 8. The event will get under way at 1:30 p.m. This year's event will feature annual trophies for the biggest game taken in 1971. There will be five trophies in the challenge trophy section. Three trophy shields will also be awarded. The grand challenge competition will provide a trophy for the winner in bighorn sheep, goat; elk, moose, mule deer, non-typical mule deer, whitetail deer, non-typical whitetail deer and antelope, regardless of the date the animal was taken before Jan.' 1, 1971. To be eligible for this grand champion trophy a person may join the club any time prior to the judging of the head. Heads will be accepted up to but not after 11 a.m. Jan. 8 and entries must be accompanied by their owner's licence, the big game tag, owner's name and address and date and place the animal was killed. All antlered game entries must be tagged on the antler for the current competition. The information must be put on a tag and attached to the game head. Game heads must be present to compete for trophies or prizes. Pickup stations have been set up through southern Alberta and hunters within a 25-mile radius of the pickup stations must have their game heads there before noon Jan. 4 or several days earlier if possible. Pickup stations are located at Lundbreck Trading Store; Albert Truant's residence, Bel-levue; Crowsnest Pass Motors, Blairmore; Co-op Hardware, Cowley: Civic Tire and Battery Shop, Pincher Creek, Kosy Service Station, Macleod; Pete's Wheel Alignment Ser-vice, Lethbridge; Lawrence Halmrast, Warner; A. C. Bair, Milk River and Gordon Cole at Etzikom. A program is planned for the afternoon. Coffee and donuts will be served. OUR STORE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY January 3rd, 4th and 5th FOR ANNUAL STOCK-TAKING B & E HARDWARE 414 - 13 St. North NEW YEAR GREETINGS From These Lethbridge Business Leaders! Roy Kitagawa Co-Owner ROY-AL SERVICE CENTRE Alex Murell Co-Owner ROY-AL SERVICE CENTRE Wayne Baker BAKER APPLIANCES Bill Baker General Manager BAKER APPLIANCES Jim Van Loo Owner ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE Robert Morton Technician ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE Ed Redekopp Technician ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE ED BARTEL ED BARTEL CONSTRUCTION LTD. Seu-Leun Mak Technician ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE Pat Orsten Technician ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE Fred Meheden Salesman MID WEST MOBILE HOMES John Keiver Salesman MID WEST MOBILE HOMES ;