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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IETHBRIDGE HEUAID TuifJay, January 4, So' It? DIES Dr. Lillian Moller GilbreUi, an indnstrial en- gineer, better known as the real-life mother of the family in the book and movie. "Cheaper by the died in Phoeuii, Arizona at the age of 93. Quebec ghost town RAPIDE BLANC. Que. This village no longer exists. All 225 townspeople sealec their homes, hauled their be- longings into moving vans am traveled 39 miles through the bush to La Tuque last summer Progress turned Rapidi Blanc, 200 miles north of Mont real, into a ghost town. Hydro- Quebec, major employer anc landlord in the village, is auto mating a sub-station that harnessed water power dnce 1934. "They call It progress so w couldn't do much about said 62-year-old Karl Williams, a resident since 1940. "They were good years here ]ike a family." he said, remem bcring the ski-tow he fasWonet for local children and the days he was their ski instructor. "I could head down to the river and fish anytime and not irorry about pollution or city traffic, maybe take a walk far back in the bush. "Why we had everything here YOU could ever want good facilities, modern homes, even a stating rink." There was B kennel where German pointers were raised, -a sawmill, a carpenter shop where windows and sashes were made for village buildings, an inn for summer tourists, two churches, a general store with full cracker barrels and a wood stove, and the town hall where movie day was a weekly ritual as far back as 1949. CAVE SEVERENCE PAY But Hydro became more and more hesitant about pouring a year into village up- keep only to see their employ- ees drift away to city jobs. The electric utility finally doled out four weeks salary as severance pay to employees, paid about in moving costs and transported 60 re- maining families to jobs at other Hydro posts. Not all were unhappy at the move. "I liked our years here, but it's no place to spend a life- said Use Beaulieu, mother of a five-year-old child. Wives and mothers found it especially hard to fill the days with diversions other than sports, fishing or touring around in snowmobiles. Poor gravel roads, heavy snowfalls and the slow pace of living added to the burden of young families. Yet the village is not yet com- pletely dead. Workmen will con- tinue to install machinery for the automation until next fall. 'So smoke still wisps out of Die inns chimney as lormcr resi- dents pass through on work shifts. Seek wolf mate ST. PAUL, Minn. Como Park Zoo is looking for a mate lor Mitzi, a widowed wolf. Charlie, a male timber- wolf, died recently. Charlie and Milzi had been mates for seven years, producing 23 cubs. Finding a new mate for MHz] won't be easy, zoo officials said. Wolves tend to mate for life. Meanwhile, Milzi Is howl- ing and pacing in her cage. EATON'S up bargain buys for your on your convenient Eaton Wednesday, Thursday, Fri- day and Saturday while quantities last Year-End clearance! Simmons quality mattresses in discontinued tickings 33r88 EaehPi.c. UK. 47.99 Door-opening special! Smooth-topped Grenada Limited quantityl Simmoni 220-coil (54" widlh) Grenada maflresses in assorted colton lickings. Straight wall borders, while felt. Sisal. In 54" end 39" widths. Matching box spring has 63 ingle cone construction. Each Piece 253-coil Roslyn with quilted rayon ticking Simmoni 253-coil Roslyn mattress has a scroll quitt- ed rayon damask or rayon print ticking. Pre- built borders, while felt and Sisal insulation. In and 39" widths. Matching box spring, 72 single coil construction. 312-coil Grosvenor in quality rayon ticking Simmons 312-coil Grosvenor has quality damask or ray on printed ticking multi-needle quilted 1o felt. Pre-built borders. Sisal insulation. In and 39" widlhi. 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