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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuradoy, February 7, 1974 THI LETHMIDOC HERALD IV 'Thermalplant should be built at Crows Nest site9 Training MEMO members prac- tise by lowering John Too- good from a "burning" building. The group invol- ves 18 high school stud- NATAL (HNS) Mines Minister Leo Nimsick says that he earlier suggested a thermal plant should be built at Crows Nest but he has never suggested a thermal g'ant would be constructed at Iko. The Kootenay MLA says, "In talking later with Kaiser Resources and Fording Coal, I was informed that an E. Kootenay ministry offers 2 workshops NATAL (HNS) The East Kootenay Ecumenical Ministry and St. Michael's Roman Catholic Parish of Sparwood are sponsoring two workshops at Sparwood and Elkford this month The workshops will be held at Elkford during the morning and at Sparwo'od in the evening. I Understand You, to be conducted by Sister Rose Marie Nigro and Rev. Bernard McCosham of the religious education department, of the Nelson tiiocese, 'is on interpersonal communications. Share My Laughter, Share My Tears, to be conducted by Rev. Bill Maat of Kelowna, assisted by lay people of Spokane, Wash., is on marriage It is scheduled to be held in the Elkford Community Hall from 9 to a.m. Feb. 18 to 20 and Feb. 25 to 27, Monday to Wednesday. Evening sessions at St. Michael's Hall at Sparwood are scheduled to be held from 8 to 10.30 o'clock. Father McCosham is a fraduate of St. Francis avier University. Sister Rose Marie holds a bachelor of arts degree from the Seattle university and a master of arts degree from Gonzaga University. insufficient amount of thermal coal was available from those operations to justify a thermal plant. Since there are plans to develop the Corbin coal, it is possible that with all three sources, there may be enough coal to justify such a plant." Mr. Nimsick said he has been told by the B.C. department of highways that a road will be built into the Corbin area this year. He said that the present roadway into the area uses the old rail right-of-way which is owned by Byron Creek Colleries, the firm which plans to mine coal in Corbin for markets in Ontario. Sparwood area lions club marks second anniversary NATAL (HNS) Chris Madson of Windermere, past district governor of Kootenay Lions clubs, spoke to about 175 Sparwood Lions at their recent charter night to mark the second anniversary of the club. He was accompanied to Sparwood by zone chairman Ken Bishop, also of Windermere. Guests included Mayor Mike Hydomako of Sparwood, Rev. E Wigglesworth of the United Church in Sparwood, charter president Roland Bellevue and Lion secretary Ron Clement. Club president Steve Godfrey was master of ceremonies. Bill Corbett thanked the speaker while Buster Dufour proposed the to the women which was responded to by Sharon Kinakin. "Membership month" growth awards were presented to Terry Rolinson and Victor Gorda. Achievement awards were presented to Bill Corbett, Ron Clement and Steve Godfrey. Following the presentation of awards, four new members were inducted by Chris Madson, assisted by Ken Bishop. New members are Gary Livingstone, John Lowen, Wayne Becker and Dave Parker. NOTICE! NORTH LETHBRIDGE "YOUR PRO STORE FOR HARD-TO-FIND HARDWARE" 324 13th St. N. HMMHI 328-4441 IS NOW LOCATED IN THE WESTMINSTER PLAZA WATCH FOR THE GRAND OPENING Volunteer youths prepared FORT MACLEOD (HNS) Fort Macleod citizens are making a memo to themselves to remember MEMO in time of disaster. MEMO is a group of about 20 volunteer rescue youths They were trained here recently under the new Alberta Disaster Services Act. Should Fort Macleod citizens or people of the surrounding areas require MEMO'S assistance, there is no charge Under the auspices of the civil defence department, 18 high school boys and two men took a crash course in rescue work. Town councillor Grant Day is going to bat for them in the council chambers, seeking a grant to buy MEMO equipment. They need a stretcher, block and tackle and rope. But council decided the youths will have to work for their money. Council suggested they paint some centennial signs for the town. Members include Quinn Orr, Bob Eden, Danny Davis, David Hamilton, Stan Chell, John Toogood, Warren Tolley, all of Fort Macleod; Roger Knibbs of Lethbridge; and Ken Clayton of Stirling. Larry Jones of Calgary is their instructor. Directors named for handicapped children CRANBROOK (Special) The Cranbrook branch of the Kootenay Society for Handicapped Children, working in the interests of the retarded, named four new directors at its annual meeting, Richard Adams, James Murtaugh. Charles Bell and James Majcher. Continuing directors for two-year terms are Murdoch Mclver, Robert Wheeler and 1973 chairman Henry Main. Continuing into second year of terms are Don Isherwood, Betty Nakahara, Marie Johnson. Catherine Becker, Rick Vangeois. Mildred Redmond and Rena Turner. The main local function of Use branch is the operation of Juniper School, built in 1972 by the branch at Balment Park. It has an enrolment of 21 adults in its workshop and 10 children in school and preschool classes Under consideration is addition of day-care for handicapped aged three and older. School revenue of came from departments of education for children, human resources for adults, and the society. United Appeal affiliate, with annual allocation. There are two professional teachers, workshop assistant, day-care supervisor, and four former volunteers now part-tune. Expenditures in 1973 exceeded revemehvIS1 Blairmore air pollution increases by 30 per cent BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The pollution in .this town, caused by dust fall and monitored by the pollution control division of the department of the environment, has increased by more than 30 per cent. About 43.1 tons of dust per square mile fell on the area during November, 1973. Samples taken at two stations show that in 1972 about 15.05 tons per square mile fell on the town. In 1973 about 22.6 tons per square mile came down on the heads of Blairmore citizens, blackened their washes, filtered through their homes and polluted the air they breathe. Town council received the report from the pollution control division. The Herald- District Sewer cost set at CLARESHOLM (HNS) Town council has been informed a proposed storm water drainage system will cost more than The town engineering consultant, Underwood and McLellan and Associates Limited, estimate more than half the cost will be paid by the provincial government and the remaining will be paid by the town. The drainage system is needed to cure chronic water problems here caused by spring run-offs. Council has approved in principle the first stage of the project. It will drain 34th Ave. east and west across Highway 2 and take the water to the Frog Creek drainage area. Nanton player most valuable VULCAN (HNS) Nanton Palomino forward Dennis Brown was voted most valuable player of the recent senior hockey tournament and received the Vulcan Hotel Trophy from Ranchland Heckey League commissioner Don Schmidt. This drainage area is located south and west of the Claresholm General Hospital. The engineers reported to council that run-off water originating outside the town, which flow through town, necessitate construction of over-size installations and drainage works to serve solely as collectors of water in the rural area. Fish, bird trophies won PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Joe Toth of Picture Butte has won the pheasant and pike trophies offered at the recent awards and banquet night of the Picture Butte Fish and Game Association. Toth's pike was 12 pounds, two ounces. He also caught the largest perch, one pound, nine ounces. His winning fish were caught at Travers Dam. Ken Roth's goldeye at two pounds, 11% ounces, and ling at three pounds, 15 ounces, made him a double winner. The geldeye was hooked in the Oldman River and the ling was caught at the Cross Coulee Dam. This town will attempt to establish a basic average rate for business licences in Blairmore, extending from Lundbreck west through the 'Pass to include Coleman Part-time businesses will pay one-half of the basic rate. Outsiders will pay double. Bonny Ully, recreation director, requested that three council members sit with three school division trustees for a discussion on the upgrading of the Crowsnest Pass Consolidated High School to accommodate some of the 1975 Canada 'Winter Games events. This will be done Grant Hall will act as regional co-ordinator for the town. A public relations officer will be appointed to help promote the winter games An application was received from John Chapman for permission to operate a hockey school during April in the Blairmore arena. The matter was referred to the arena association. Council has received a letter from the federal government public works department authorizing purchase of a parcel of land for the erection of a new RCMP barracks north of the new town hall. The parcel was sold for which includes services, pavement and curb and gutter. A RCMP member will be in Blairmore within the next two weeks to survey the property. Council received a gas royalty from Canadian Western Natural Gas in the amount of which is five per cent of the gross revenue which is paid to the town in lieu of taxes. A payment of was received from the LIP program. Rather than repair its front- end loader the town will look into the possibility of purchasing a new unit and will also look at the purchase of another grader and gravel truck A bylaw will be drawn up to borrow money and proceed with this year's paving and street program. It will cost Paving will cost curb and gutter sidewalk and storm sewer Money for sidewalks and storm sewer will come from general revenue and grants Two local residents will be informed that it is illegal to have gas storage tanks above ground Town foreman John Gibos Will attend arena association meetings. He will also present a statement of duties to the arena manager. Mini riders formed NATAL (HNS) The Ek Valley Riding Club has formed a division to be known as the Elk Valley Mini-Riders. Lynn Lloyd is the instructor, assisted by Karen Cook in western riding. Instruction will be given at the Diamond B Ranch with Mr. and Mrs L Hopman serving as house parents. The Mim-Kiders will hold a valentine social soon The riding club will assist the Sparwood and District Chamber of Commerce with its upcoming rodeo. Low-cost shoeing offered Horse owners with animals that need shoeing can get the job done at a minimal cost and help students at the Olds College. A farriers' course at the college was started in January. In addition to horse anatomy and physiology, it covers the latest blacksmithing and shoeing techniques. To instruct horse shoeing, qualified farriers need about horses. They are particularly interested in horses with foot and leg problems that can be helped by corrective shoeing Any person with a horse with foot or leg problems can haul their animal to the college. Overnight stabling will be provided Full details are available from Art Gallais at the college. FEBRUARY Love is... A VALENTINE MESSAGE TO YOUR SWEETHEART 4A_ IN THE HERALD'S CLASJ CLASSIFIED VALENTINE'S DAY PAGE YOUR MESSAGE TO THAT SPECIAL SWEETHEART... ONLY 35 PER LINE KAMJCHMYOM WEMESMY. Fa. 13ft. Mil WJflblM PHONE IN. WWTC IN. MOP IN... to At The Lethbridge Herald 3284411 ;