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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Plans laid to form Possibilit> recreational group of chamber in Crowsuest NATAL (HNS) A steering committee, representative of recreation commissions in the East Kootenay. met recently in Cranbrook and decided unani- mously to recommend tire for- mation of an East Kootenay Recreation Association. For several years, recreation supporters in the area have been holding twice-annual con- ferences but have never form- ed a recognized group. At the fall recreation confer- ence in Canal Flats, a steering committee was appointed to bring in a report on the ad- vantages and disadvantages of forming an association for the East Kootenays. On the com- mittee are Mrs. Enid Ander- son, Cranbrook; John Nugent, Canal Flats; Mrs. Esther Rif- fel, Fernie; Struan Robertson, Kimberley; Jack Reid, Kim- berley; Al Collier, Nelson. The committee agreed that the purpose of such an as- sociation is to promote and co- ordinate the interests of rec- reation in the East Kootenay. Among its objectives are en- couraging ar.d promoting high- er standards of competence, conduct and service in the field of recreation; developing and maintaining channels for the exchange and discussion of ideas, methods and techniques in recreation; and to stimulate and foster necessary legisla- tion in support of recreation. The steering committee will present its report and a sug- gested constitution and bylaws at the spring conference in April 3, 1971. Should the conference approve the for- mation of an association, offi- cers will be elected im- mediately. FRANK (CNP Bureau) Colin Rines, field representa- tive of the Alberta Chamber of Commerce, addressed a group of interested Crowsnest Pass persons regarding tlw possible organization of a chamber of commerce for the area. Mr. Rines spoke on the work and functions of a chamber of commerce and indicated that one would be very beneficial to the area. John Pool of Frank was ap- pointed temporary chairman and a committee is to be or- ganized to contact residents hi the area to get their views on formation of such a group. If reports are favorable a general meeting will be called and election of officers held. Airport study goes to council TABER (HNS) Taber's in- dustrial development commis- sion will recommend to council Monday application be made to the ministry of trans- port for the development of a local airport on the former Al- berta Coal Company land north- west of Taber. The land is owned by the town. The commission will be rep- resented at the council meeting by chairman Ken Williams. The recommendation is the result of a recent meeting be- tween members of the com- mission and officials of the western region, ministry of transport (formerly Policies of MOT were ex- plained by Donald Brownridge, airport development inspector and William C. Kehoe, airways inspector, both of Edmonton. The policy provides that the applicant provide suitable land for the runway and approach- es, and be prepared to assume responsibility for operation and maintenance of the air- port. The ministry will make the necessary survey-, cost: and feasibility studies, and make necessary recommendations to Ottawa. Depending on the results of the studies, approval will be on the basis of a certain alloca- tion of funds for the project which may include the landing strip, taxi and parking strips, and where qualified lighting for night use. MOT officials had earlier in- spected the proposed site ad- jacent to the paved road to Ta- ber Provincial Park and found good possibilities for a landing strip. The availability of unlimited -gravel for base work was seen as an advantage, even though considerable eartt work is ne- cessary to provide the landing surface which could eventually be hard surfaced. Mr. B r o w r. ridge explained that the annual allotment of EXCLUSIVE rhe only eolw film in Iks world actually lowing this YOU MUST SEE IT TO 6EUEVE IT ADMISSION ADULTS CHILDREN UNDER 12 Tickets available at Ihe door at all theatres LETHBRIDGE Yates Memorial Centre Sat., Feb. 20th 2 and 8 p.m. Sun., Feb. 21st 2 p.m. (Playing at the following Southern Alberta locations Feb. 19th RAYMOND, Cap- itol Thealre _ 7 and Feb.'m'l9lh CIARESHOIM, 7 nnd p.m. Feb. 20th TABER, Commun- ity Centra 7 and Feb.'llst FORT MACLEOD. Empress Theatre 2 ana. Feb. 21st PINCHED CREEK, Fox Theatre 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 22nd VAUXHALL, Arch Thontre 7 and p.m. Feb. 22nd PICTURE BUTTE, Town Theatre 7 and n.m. iiilh'on for 1971 is likely used, larly application would 'put 'aber in position for possible pproval in 1972 when work ould be done. It was anticipated the ap- ilieation would be for a oot runway, surfaced and ighted for night flying, with h e added facilities of a taxi ,-ay and parking (tie down) area. A brief will accompany the application, setting out the need for the landing strip facil- ty, outlining the benefits to be ibtained in the various fields if agriculture, industry, travel, (including and for personal convenience sf the flying public. Adults study MAGRATH (HNS) Twen- .y-four adults are taking eve- ning courses at the Magrath High School. Mrs. Ruby Fletcher teaches .yping from to Mon- day and Thursday. Arts and crafts are taught jy Watson Ririe in the indus- trial arts building. Two-hour classes are held Monday and Thursday. WltiS TROPHY At Fort Macleod the name Moltiahn means "fisherman." Jul i u s Moltiahn heads the Fort Macleod Fish and Game As- sociation and recently won a couple of trophies for lake whitefish and brown trout catches. Close behind is Brian Mottzahn, shown with Ms tro- phy awarded by Ihe club for the best sucker catch of the season. RETURN HOME IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Bernard Nieboer and Walter F. Boras have returned home from Banff where they attend- ed the Canadian Beet Growers' convention. Friday, February If, THi LETHMIDGI HlftMD X Pollution control urged at meeting NATAL (HNS) At the re-1 turned down by the Pollution cent meeting of Ifc Regional i Control Branch. Director Lloyd .District of East Kootenay, Di- I rector Lloyd Sharpe prodded Kaiscr plant are re2son for i the board to proceed with its the new applications, and he i resolution lo have a repre- pointed out that the pollution sentative of an engineering b.ranch PRESIDENT'S TROPHIES Fort Macleod Fish and Gome Association president Julius Moltzahn, left, presents President's Trophies to M. J. Renfrew, Mrs. Jean Renfrew and Harry Chapman, Jr., for service to the club. Successful event at Coaldale Trophy winners honored COALDALE (HNS) Tile annual Coaldate and District Fish and Game Association's trophy day and Valentine dance was one of the most suc- cessful held with president Duncan Lloyd chairman of the program. Alva Bair of Milk River, noted for his world-wide hunt- ing expeditions, showed slides and provided commentary on his recent Indian Shikar. He and his wife also visited Aus- tralia. Trophies, were awarded to the various winners of the as- sociation's competitions. In the big game section, Lar- ry Holland wss first in the mule deer division with Ken Roth second. Ed Heindrichs took top honors in the White- tail deer section with Gerald Molnar second while in the antelope section Bill Traber was first and George Begany second. Winner in the moose section was John Enns Jr., Glcnroy Payne placing second. Ron Dyck placed first in the Elk section with Glenroy Payne second. In the fish section, the grand champion fish trophy went to QUEEN CONTESTANTS The Pincher Creek Kinsmen Club is again sponsoring the ice carnival queen contest. Three Grade 12 students are contestants: Miss Lila John- son, left, of tivingstone High School, tundbreck; Miss Margaret Williams, centre, of St. Michael's School, Pincher Creek; and Miss Loa Snell, right, of Matthew Halton High School. One will be crowned at the Pincher Creek and District Ice Revue Saturday. Vern Decoux Photo BANTAM HOCKEY WINNERS The Kainai Braves copped first place in the first annual Bellevue Bantam Hockey tournament. Members of (he team include: back row, left to right, Blood Reserve athletic director Philip Mistaken Chief; coach Richard Wells; Calvin Crow Chief, Eugene White Quills, Melvin Day Rider, Marvin Tailfeathers, stick- boy Ken Wells, and assistant Jim Russell. Front row, left to right, Harry Morning Bird, Allen Wells, Randolph Hoiry Bull, Duane Mistaken Chief, Gilbert Blockwater, Tom Rus- sell and Adrian Black Forehead. The Kainai Braves of Standoff caplured Iho first Bellcvue banlam hockey tournament by defeoling Fort Macleod 8-5 and Pincher Creek 11-4 in the knock-out event. Tex Wiebe. In the pike section, Cen Pierson took first place with Gerald Molnar second while Tex Wiebe headed the ist in the trout stream sec- tion. Cliffon Lee wts second. Marks birthday NATAL (HNS) Mrs. An- tonnette Pascovich of Natal, an oldtime resident of the district, lad a surprise recently when friends banded together to help celebrate her 75th birthday. Special friends that under- took the task were Charlie Murphy, Glen Osterhout and Mr. and Mrs. Art Friberg of Natal and Sparwood respec- tively. The Rainbow trout section was led by George Murakami with Gunlher Heberlein second. Tex Wiebe was also UK win- ner of the Rocky Mountain whitefish section with Ken Roth second and he also caught the largest Dolly Var- den. Ron Born was second. Tex Wiebe placed first again in the Eastern brook trout sec- tion. In the predator division, first place went to John Shendruk with Don Gross second. Mel Vaselenak and Larry Ober tied for first place in the pheasant section with Ed Owen second. Harry Moser led in the Mallard duck section with Ar- min Dyck second while Rich- ard Corey bagged: the biggest goose. Norman Vaselenak placed second. firm come lo Cranbrook to present an outline of what it could do on a consulting basis to help control pollution. The board agreed that the meeting should be arranged during February, and also de- cided to write the Medical Health Officer, with a copy to the Pollution Control Branch, asking that action br taken un- der the provincial Litter Act to prevent "honey wagon men" from dumping their raw sew- age onto open ground, specif- ically in the and Spar- wood areas. A copy of a letter from pollu- tion control director W. Ven- ables to Kaiser Resources Ltd., written after receipt of a com- plaint from the RDEK to the director, was received for fil- ing. The letter advised Kaiser Resources that the director had received a letter of pro- test from the RDEK, pointing out that Kaiser was, contrary to legislation, releasing ef- fluent into a river without a pollution control branch per- mit, and suggesting that the company take steps necessary to assure that "your plant is operating in compliance with the law." The Regional District of East Kootenay directors were also advised that Kaiser has sub- mitted two more applications for permits to discharge solid wastes. Preriois applications, which RDEK administrator Frank Bertoia terms "substan- tially the have been them for a 15-year program. Steve Hudock elected by miners NATAL (HNS) Election of a vice president for Michel Local No. 7292. United Mine Workers of America was un- dertaken recently. The election was called to fill the position left vacant by the resignation of Len Polak. Five candidates contested the position with Steve Hudock be- ing elected as he topped the balloting with 151 votes, a 25 vote majority over his nearest rival, Stu Johnson who collect- ed 125 votes. Other candidates in the race were George Petig who regis- tered 84 votes, Ed Base with 54 votes and Bob Swaney with 49 votes. A total 469 votes were cast during the election with six votes being declared spoiled. Approximately 45 per cent of eligible members of Uie local easted votes. Scrutineers in charge of the poll taken at three different lo- cations were Jim Musil, Ezner DeAnna, E. Dubois, K. Rathge- bur, John Desjardins and Jim CaldweU. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -i- CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Dtcoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone Welcome to Heidelberg The sparkling new beer from Carling. Cool brewed from the choicest hops and malt and pure Rocky Mountain spring water. Welcome to Heidelberg Beer. A bright sparkling beer brewed from pure natural Rocky Mountain spring water. The finest golden barley malt. And the choicest British Columbia and high prime Hallertau hops. Heidelberg Beer is cool brewed, for your enjoy- ment, by the brewmaster at Carling who carries on a tradition of skill and craftsmanship of over 130 years in Canadian brewing. Heidelberg Beer is so bright, so fiveiy and so brimful of flavor it brings a fresh new feeling lo your drinking pleasure. Give a welcome to a cold glass of Heidelberg today. It's a welcome that never wears out because every Heidelberg is as crisp and as satisfying as the first. Heidelberg PIMP nilAllTY B6ER The sparkling new beer in the distinctive keg bottle. ;