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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta FrMay, February 1, 1974 THE LETHMIDQE HERALD 15 The Herald- District Fernie board annex plan 'unfortunate9 British Columbia municipal affairs minister James Lorimer has described a re- quest from the Board of Trade of Fernie to have its town annexed to Alberta as "unfor- tunate." The minister said he was Lead role named for play PINCHER CREEK (HNS) A Pincher Creek high school graduate, now studying at the Lethbridge Community College, has been named to a lead role for a college entry in a drama festival to be held next week at Lethbridge. Marie Therriault, a St. Michael's High School graduate, will play the role of a college co-ed in a one-act play entitled Where Have All the Lightning Bugs Gone. She joined the Harlequin Players, the college drama troupe, last fall. The play is entered in the Regional Adult One-Act Drama Festival at the Yates Memorial Centre Feb. 7 and 8. District calendar The Coleman Credit and Savings Union will hold its 25th annual meeting at p.m. Feb. 23 in the Coleman Catholic Hall with a smorgasbord, supper prepared by women of the Coleman Order of the Royal Purple... The Barons-Enreka Health Unit is sponsoring the follow- ing infant and preschool clinics. Coalharst, Tuesday, in the Coalhurst High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Taber, Tuesday, in the health unit of- fice, in the administration building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Barnwell, Wednesday hi the school from 1 to 3 p.m. Iron Springs, Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the school from to p.m. Coaldale, Thursday in the health unit of- fice, (upstairs) in the town of- fice building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m.... Taber, Thursday in the health unit office, in the administra- tion building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m___ the New Dayton txraspiel will be held Feb. 18 to Feb. 23 at the Wrentham Ice Arena the regular old time dance will be held in the Fort Macleod elementary school Saturday at p.m. with instruction starting at 8 p.m. Fee for adults is for students, 75 cents and children under 13 years, no charge Milk River Belles aid Beaex square dance club will hold its regular dance Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Elks Hall. sorry to see the board con- sider such a move, adding that he didn't think the request to be annexed by Alberta was an official one from the town, but only from the board of trade. A map of B.C. prepared for distribution at Expo '74 in Spokane, Wash, by the provin- cial government omitted all areas east of Cranbrook, in- cluding the town of Fernie with a population of Also missed from the map was the coal-rich Crowsnest Pass. In requesting the annexation to Alberta, board of trade members said the map inci- dent was just the final straw in years of being ignored by the B.C. government. Mr. Lorimer said it was a mistake that the town was left off the map but all the fuss created by the board of trade over the matter "has put Fer- nie back on the map." Mr. Lorimer admitted the map incident was a mistake and "the sort of thing that doesn't help to make people happy in B.C." Telford Dicks, the member of the board of trade who proposed the secession move, was quoted "I just hope Mr. Barrett (B.C. premier) lets us go gracefully. If he won't give us a plebiscite, we'll petition for one." Fernie Mayor Vern Uphill said "the only time Victoria pays attention to us is at tax tune." He said the board of trade is carrying the fight for secession. In Alberta, provincial municipal affairs minister Dave Russell said the redraw- ing of the provincial boundary would raise "horrendous" constitutional and legal dif- ficulties. However, "we're always glad to welcome people to he said. And in Pincher Creek last week, the Pincher Creek- Crowsnest Provincial Progressive Conservative Association voted unanimous- ly to welcome Fernie into its constituency or see it become the 76th constituency hi Alber- ta. New tourist attractions will be recommended A report from the planning committee of the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta, recommending new tourist attractions be encouraged in zone one, will be presented for adoption by Steve Kotch, chairman, to the directors' meeting Feb. 5. The meeting is scheduled to be held at p.m. at the El Rancho Motor Hotel, Lethbridge. The planning committee met Wednesday night at the Holiday Inn. It comprises 10 directors of the association, the president and executive vice-president. The meeting was held to ex- amine the goals set out in the "management by objectives" five-year plan. It will suggest recommendations updating goals and objectives for the coming year, said Mr. Kotch, a Lethbridge city alderman. "The general consensus of the meeting suggested that in spite of the limited budget available to TCASA many of the goals of the association had been he said. Women win fish trophies Top Sportsman Julius Moltzahn, left and Gene Koopman flank trophy winner, Ken Roth. hunters honored NEW DAYTON (HNS) Mrs. John Lonsdale won the trophy for catching the largest pike and Mrs. Leo Rarick took the silverware for catching the largest trout, proving that women are the best sportsmen in the New Dayton Game Club. The annual meeting was the occasion for presentations of trophies to Jack Coppetiers, largest pheasant; and Leo Rarick, largest deer. Mr. Rarick was also elected president. Other officers are Len Can- dy, past-president; Bob Dun- can, vice-president; Delos Fuller, secretary-treasurer; and directors -Mrs. H. Kaupp, Mrs. V. Kaupp, Harry Gomll, Len Hass, Rick Duell and Vic Kaupp. Library board appointed COALDLAE (HNS) Town council recently reappointed Mrs. Alan Graham and R. I. Baker to the Coaldale Centen- nial library board. New appointees are Frank Cummins and Donna Neville FORT MACLEOD (HNS) Attracting a crowd of more than 200, the sixth annual Fort Maclepd Fish and Game Association award night honored sportsman Ken Roth with an armful of trophies for bagging the best antelope and some fine fishing. Noel poherty, master of ceremonies, introduced head table guest Frank Sommer- ville, regional wildlife officer; Reg Misuta, wildlife technician; Phil Hodnett, representing the Town of Fort Macleod, MLA Leigbton Buck well; and club president Julius Moltzahn. Mr. Sommerville said co- operation among officers, hunters and farmers was good. This made it easier to enforce regulations and help conserve resources. "The real danger that threatens sportsmen is the problem of not understan- he said. "The anti- hunter just does not unders- tand the sports and thinks that every sportsman is just handl- ing a gun for the purpose of killing. Sports groups have to face die challenge of the anti- group." To better educate the public, he suggested sports groups be educated. They must support management programs and study wildlife ecology. "In this highly competitive society the sportsman has to bring the facts to the young people and they are responsi- ble for making their cause known to the general public." The new executive was in- troduced. Taking over the Granum fire department needs more volunteers GRANUM (HNS) The Granum volunteer fire depart- ment has 15 members but more firefighters are needed. The Granum department protects the town and is also on call to assist Fort Macleod firefighters, (they were on the scene of the Kingston's China Shop blaze at Fort Macleod for 10 Irrigation reached new heights near Iron Springs IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A review of 1973 indicates it was an unusual year for people engaged in agriculture in the Iron Springs area. It was one of the driest years on record. This, combin- ed with a lack of reserve moisture from the previous year, produced some dire con- ditions. Irrigation reached new heights as farmers irrigated every possible inch of land in an effort to salvage some crops. Several fields of grain were not harvested. This situation also had Attention Farmers! "All Risk Crop Insurance" IN IKE COUNTY OF 40 MILE NO. 8 to ottered to you) THE ALBERTA HAIL ond CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION Protects your investment Improves credit Gives security and peace of mind If your homo or inotiroMe TowmMp 4, 5, 7 to wttnin: 13 and 14 Your Appointed Agonfc MR. WILLIAM (Sam) LEVERTON SKIFF, ALBERTA Phono M7-2324 or W7-2M4 grave effects on the livestock industry. Ranchers had to resort to using their winter pasture fairly early in the fall, resulting in a complete and long winter feeding program for range cattle. The shortage of feed was one of the contributing factors in the reduction of the com- mercial feedlot operations in the area this winter. In other respects the year was a busy one for several people. Cyril Noble served as acting manager of the Lethbridge Northern Irriga- tion District until a replace- ment was found for the previous manager. He also completed his second and final year as chairman of the Alberta Irrigation Projects Association. Meanwhile Mr. and Mrs. Walter V. Boras made a trip to Europe for the purpose of cattle selection for their Pinzgaoer program. ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGHS Numerous peaks in the Rocky Mountains exceed 000 feet Last year Granum firemen acquired one new breathing apparatus and 100 feet of hose, purchased by the town. Fire Chief Alfred Brisby also recommends that the tanker truck be replaced as it is considered to be obsolete. The department has a Dodge four-wheel drive pumper truck; an Inter- nationa) tank truck; and two breathing apparatus. Hie town picks up the bill for all fire calls in town. The Willow Creek MD pays for all out-of-town calls. Firefighters receive some remuneration for attending fires. New 'Pass clinics open BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Two new clinics begin operation here this week to replace the former Crowsnest Pass Clinic located on a hillside between Blair- more and Coleman. Dr. Victor Martinez, Dr. Russell Varnam, Dr. John Walker and Dr. Margaret Utley will operate a clinic on the lower floor of the Blair- more IGA Building. John Irwin will operate his clinic in the premises at the rear of the Michael Finn Pharmacy on Main St. between the Chinook Health Unit office and the pharmacy. Byron Creek Collieries Ltd., now located at Hillcrest will take over the offices formerly used by the Crowsnest Pass Clinic. FOR SALE BY OWNERS TWO 24 SUITE LUXURY APARTMENT BUILDINGS Full Price Each Cash To Mortgage On One Cash To Mortgage On The Other GLEN UTTU CONSTRUCTION LTD. i rn i reins for 1974 are: Julius Molt- zahn, president; Joe Tarness, first vice-president; Tenus VanTol, second vice- president; Mrs. Brenda Harkness, secretary; and Mrs. Norma VanTol, treasurer. Chairmen are: Ed Todd, big game; Noel Doherty, education; Brent Nelson, jun- ior conservation; Bill Havinga, publicity; Gene Koopman, fish; Boyd Loyst, bird and habitat; Pat Whar- ton, trophy; Bob Moses, pollution; Elmer Driver, parks; James Vandervalk, community park; Arnold Moranz, pistol and rifle range; and Floyd Scott, historian. 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