Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 3

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 22

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wiroory f, THI IPHMID6E HWAtB 3 Junior Forest Wardens honor Nelson i i. inno hnnms Larnf Nelson encour- movements and the Lethbridge few words of praise to the lads By VERN DECOl'X i boys and girls to! Community College. indicating that success com- HIGHEST AWARD Twin brothers Garry and Larry Nelson, left to right, of Coleman, hav. received Gold Pin the highest awards possible in Canada, for the.r work with Junior Forest Wardens and Girl Guards. Chief warden for Alberta, .ter of Edmonton, made the presentation recently, at a banquet held in Coleman. Or. _ ............_ r D Stewart president of the lethbridge Csmmunity College, was speaker for the oc- with vears of ser L. LJ. atftWarT, presmem ui MIC ten 3 Worn rVrnux PhotO------------' war. casion. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nelson. _________- Vern Decojx >-noio By VERN DECOL'X Pass Bureau COLEMAN Recognition i and high praise came to two; Coleman youths recently whenj more than 150 persons gather-' ed in the Coleman Catholic Hall to honor Junior For- est Wardens. Larry and Garry Nelson, twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Har- old Nelson, were 'presented with the Gold Honor Award by George Brewster of Edmonton, chief warden of Alberta Junior Forest Wardens. The award is the highest honor any Junior Forest War- den can achieve. The occasion marked the first time such an honor has been bestowed in Alberta. The gold medals were pre- sented in recognition of the outstarding service the twins have given to the Junior For- est Warden movement. Chief Warden Brewster read a letter of commendation from Chief Warden of Canada, W. F Myring of Vancouver. The letter stated "I am nu- SETS i twins also re- I continue their efforts in the Ju- CounciUcr Jerry tore wns aso re- from coleraan and i nior Forest Wardens and the Pinchor Creek, c amp chair- Forcst Wardens. Girl Forest Guards as the ef- 1 man of m Gibson of only with perseverance. Expressing thanks for the Fertile going ahead million payroll vice and devotion to the war- den movement and to aiding others in development of clubs camps and training pro- grams." The letter also indicated the boys were following in the tradition of t h e i r father, Har FERNIE Fernie had a re- Uil trade volume of last year, compared with Snow rigs race FOREMOST (Special) Foremost lions will sponsor the first snowmobile races ever to be held in this area Saturday Feb. 13. The meet will feature NWSS 'C1 class approved races with racing in four stock and five open classes. There will also be junior and powder puff racing. Registrations will be taken en Highway 61 Esso Service from 9 to a.m. a decade ago, Mayor Reno Lenardon said recently. The mayor estimated income of the city itself at million annually, more than double the 1960 figure of Fernie is the trading centre for a gross income of mil- lion annually, he said. In 1960 this figure was only He was using figures he com- piled on behalf of the city's in- dustrial committee of which he is chairman. Taking the two major indus- tries, Crows Nest Industries and Kaiser Resources, plus the nu- MEET TONIGHT COALHURST (HNS) The Coalhurst Home and School is holding its monthly meeting to- night at 8 p.m. Films will be shown on drugs. merous government, service, small industry and business payrolls, the mayor feels his figures are an accurate picture of the income of the Fernie area from Jaffray to Sparwood. Included is the farm income of the south country. Stage play COALHURST (HNS) The Grade 10 drama class of Coal- hurst High School staged The Courting of Marie Jenvrin re- cently. It was directed by Ernie Van Souest. Whip Lakers STIRLING (HNS) Winston Churchill outplayed the Stirling Lakers 4541 recently. The first half found the Lakers with an easy nine-point lead. Then coach Peter Neu- felt changed tactics and the Bulldogs were away. Their high scorers were Kenny Nakoma with 13 and Doug Nakoma nine. Stirling high scorers were Brent Herget with 13 and Paul Zaugg 10. Telephone to cost more at Sparwood SPARWOOD (HNS) Th B.C. Telephone Company's ap plication for rate changes, sub ject to approval of the Cana dian transport commission would result in the followin increases in basic monthly e) change rates in the Nata Sparwood and Elkfbrd area. Residence: Individual line 3.85 to 4.40, an increase of .5 Two-party, 3.00 to 3.45, an in crease of .45. Multi-party, 2.60 to 3.00, increase of .40. Business: Individual lin 6.75 to 7.75, an increase of 1.0 fort they expended would well rewarded. Chairman of the Junior For- est Warden. South Alberta Shower field xcelleut ays Buckwell FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod Fish and ame Association has an "ex- ellent chance" of getting the roperty it wants for develop- nent of a park, MLA Leighton uckwell said at the annual sanquet here recently. Three hundred attended. Mr. Buckwell said D. S. Law- son director of lands, told him lere is a good chance the club vill have the property within month. "I hope the whole community vill get behind you it develop- ing this park." Mr. Buckwell said priority egislation will be in regards to environmental control and pol- uticn. While large industries are re- sponsible for much pollution, man, the citizen, the hunter and the fisherman is respon- sible for a greater amount, he said. When remote areas are told o "dean up" the economic cost seems irrelevant; but the time will come when it affects the smaller community. "Now is the time to eradicate pollution and prevent a further ipread." area council. Kurt Froese of Pineher Creek, called on Dr. C. D. Stewart, president of the Lethbridge Junior College, who Junior Forest be j dens Lynx Creek camp, called on Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nel-: son and complimented them I SPARWOOD (HNS) for having two such wonderful Andy Latka, Jr., nee Mrs. Karen JOT Ilii VUUK in'l aulll sons He presented Mr. Nelson; Clarke of Blairmore, was with'a pin and Mrs: Kelson! cently honored at a shower at with flowers i the home of Mrs. Nick Ceresi Milo Barfuss of the Alberta! of Elk Valley. She was escort- Lethbridge Junior College, wno .MHO canuss 01 urc ilair spoke on the increasing food department of youth, Loth- ed by Miss Trudy Lisa of Blair- shortage in the world, youth I bridge, closed the with Elkford here to stay ELKFORD Fording Coal expects to have about 400 hour- y-rated men permanently em- iloyed at the coal strip mine phich is slated to start produc- tion at tons per year in April, 1972. Fording has a contract to supply Japanese steel mills over 15 years. There are almost 40 trailers Cancer films COALHURST (HNS) The ladies auxiliary to the Roya Canadian Legion, Coalhurs branch 273, is holding its monthly meeting Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. in the Legion Hall here New members will be accept ed. Films will be shown on can cer occupied by permanent em-, As construction is completed, ployees of Fordine, with space j these will be replaced by per- for 80 more and a plan for con- j manent employees. struction this summer of 40 permanent homes. Started as a townsite for mo- bile homes by Fording Coal Ltd., the Cominco subsidiary, Elkford received its first trail- ers last fall. The town may be a village Although there may be one or more small stores at Elkford as population grows, no major shopping development is plan- ned there and residents are ex- pected to continue using Ferm'a and Sparwood as their main Heart Fund canvassers needed PINCHER CREEK (Special) An appeal is going out to residents of Pineher Creek to come forward and help canvass for the Heart Fund Appeal. A house-to-house blitz of the. residential area will be held Sunday, Feb. 14. The business area canvass will hopefully be finished by this date. Mrs. Doreen Bastian. m her fifth year as campaign chair- man reports the total raised for 1970 was This amount was from memorials as well as the annual canvass. 1I1C IUW11 tK, VJllHgt municipality by the end of the centres- ,.ear I There is an elementary school About 400 men now live in a mining camp beside the new slant site, plus more than 30 salaried employees. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING V.rnon Rnidint Rep, Blalrmor. here. Elkford is located 36 miles from Sparwood in the Elk Valley. COUNTRY NEWS These Are Thetethkidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area BLACKIE MRS. MAR6ARIT MONTGOMERY......P.O Box CRANBROOK NANCY MI11S (Special) 304 JA St. J, ETZIKOM MRS. THSKLA EHNES Oil. FOREMOST GEOFF TAGS 381 FAITH MRS. THEKIA SHNES Gin. Del. Conlott these people for your District or Classified Advertising TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE HOME OF SKYLARK CAMPERS AND TRAILERS Located at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Ph. 327-3165 COUTTS HIGHWAY LETHBRIDGE MOBILE HOMES All units are Furnished with Stovt, Refriger- ator, Chesterfield end Chair, Dinette and 4 Chairs, and all Bedroom Furniture ;