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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, January �, 1971 - THE UTHBRIDOE HERALD - 3 IMS I IS It I RAYMOND MAYOR -Robert Graham, 35, native aon of Raymond, has been named mayor of Raymond to fill the unexpired term of Lyman H. Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs will undertake an LDS Church mission to Australia. Mayor Graham was elected to town council in October, 1970, for a two-year term. His term as mayor will expire October, 1971. Sawlog scale takes dip CRANBROOK (Special) -B.C. Forest Service sawlog scale for Nelson Forest District covering both East and West Kootenay for December tallied 26,028,866 cubic feet, down nearly 2.5 million compared with the previous December. Spruce continued runaway leader at over 10 million of the total as the backlogging for spring runoff from high alti t u d e s accelerated. Balsam moved into second place barely shading cedar at 3.6 and 3.5 million feet respectively. Rejects, logs unsuitable for conventional milling but otherwise utilized, decimated to 71,239 cubic feet. Calendar year tally for 1970 ends at 170,875,142 cubic feet, compared to 1969's 178,617,021 cubic feet. Lumber market and price zenith of early 1969 dwindled to the early autumn nadir of 1970 but, in general, whole years tally comparisons are not far apart. Lineally scaled minor products were mostly poles and piles which tallied 202,571 feet, just a shade off the total for the previous December. Water rate leaps RAYMOND (HNS) - Raymond domestic water-users will pay more for their water in 1971. The new rate is $5 per month or $60 a year for domestic service. The commercial service will be $72 or $6 per month. Those who wish may pay in advance for the full year and save one month's fee as a discount. Those who have water meters in their places of business or homes will pay at the rate of 85 cents per 1,000 for the first 10,000 gallons and 60 cents per 1,000 thereafter per month. It has been some years since the water rate has been increased. Domestic users have paid $3.50 or $40 a year in the past. The water committee of the Raymond town council Willard Brooks, Mun Takeda and Gordon Scoville, set the new rate in keeping with advanced wages and updating of the system. Stork calls at Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) - Mrs. Norma Talbot of Coaldale is the mother of the New Year's baby here, born at the Coaldale Community Hospital. An engraved silver cup will be presented to Mrs. Talbot from members of the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary. Fernie hospital approves budget SARATOGA PLANT WINS SAFETY AWARDS-Employees of the Saratoga Processing Plant at Coleman have more than 250,000 accident-free haurs to their credit. It's a six-year safety record. Receiving awards are, front row from left: Steve Mott, Albert Stella, Bob Krystoff and Victor Belseck; back row from left: Jim Carpenter, William Ozar, John Hvizdos, Elio Basso, Mrs. Polly Snowden, John Wedgewood, Steve Ewashen, Ron Collings, Ivan Kautz. and George Wait. Mr. Mott, chief clerk and safety director at the plant and now retiring, received a wheelbarrow full of gifts from the company and his friends. -Vern Decoux photo Six accident-free Saratoga's proud years record Oldtimers dance until a.m. IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -More than 150 people were in attendance when the Iron Springs Oldtimers Association held its annual oldtimers dance in the Huntsville School Auditorium recently. The guests were welcomed by the president of the group, Jake Dunn of Sundial, and the music for the occasion was provided by the Westerners Orchestra. A buffet supper was served at midnight after which dancing continued. People were in attendance from many Alberta points. WORLD LEADER A French petroleum firm claims to lead the world in transforming crude oil into protein substance that can be used to feed chickens, fish, pigs and other domestic animals. By VERN DECOUX Crowsnest Pass Bureau COLEMAN - Staff and employees of Saratoga Processing Plant at Coleman were feted by the company at a supper and presentation at the Turtle Mountain Hotel at Frank for the outstanding safety achievement accomplished. The crew has attained a safety record of more than six years or 250,000 accident - free man-hours. The awards were presented after a banquet supper by Bob Krystoff, superintendent of operations. Each of the men received an enscribed wallet and key case and hard-hat sticker bearing each individual's safety record. Receiving the awards were Steve Mott, Albert Stella, Bob Krystoff, Victor Belseck, Jim Carpenter, William Ozar, John Hvizdos, Elio Basso, Mrs. Polly Snowden, John Wedgewood, Steve Ewashen, Ron Collings, Ivan Kautz and George Wait. Speakers included Ken S. Charman, manager of industrial relations, West Coast Transmission of. Vancouver; Trevor Ianson, workmen's compensation board, Lethbridge; and J. E. Johnson, manager of operations, West Coast Transmission, Vancouver. A retiring employee, Steve Mott, chief clerk and safety director at Saratoga, was honored during the evening when he was called upon and presented with a wheelbarrow load of gifts from the company and his friends. Mr. Mott has been with the firm for 14 years and prior to this served in the RCMP for 25 years. New Year's baby arrives Celebrates 91st birthday RAYMOND (HNS') - Raymond's New Year's baby has arrived. The six pound 10-ounce daugh- Coaldale firefighters honored COALDALE - At the annual banquet and dance held by the Coaldale Volunteer Fire Department at the Coaldale Community Hall, Fire Chief George King and Capt. John Berg were presented with trophies honoring t'/snty year volunteer service to the department. Another member, Steve Mol-nar, received a similar trophy two years ago. The awards were presented by Joe Vantol, deputy chief. ter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McKellar was born at the Raymond Municipal Hospital. She is the second child. They have a two-year-old daughter Connie. Many gifts from the Raymond merchants will be presented to the proud parents by the president of the auxiliary to the hospital, Mrs. Brandon Scott. LIKE DOG FOOD Anteaters in zoos like a diet of canned dog food. CARDSTON (HNS) - Mor than 70 members and friends of the Eagle. Taitfeathers fam-1 ily paid tribute to Mrs. Lily Eagle Tailfcathers at a birthday dinner in the St. Paul's Parish Hall recently. Mrs. Eagle Tailfeathers, 91, has led a very active and fruitful life. She is the mother of sons Bernard, Frank and Edward and three daughters, Maggie Eagle Tailfeathers, Elizabeth Crow Chief and Margaret Hind Man. She also has 49 grandchildren and great grandchildren, 43 of whom were in attendance. At the dinner gathering, Rev Fred Bokenfohr gave the blessing. There were four prayers in Blackfoot by her close friends. Remarks were given by a relative of the family, Ray Many Chief. Immediately following the dinner she cut her cake and her daughters assisted in the opening of some lovely gifts By AUDREY WILLIAMS i Special Correspondent FERNIE - A $565,000 operating budget for the year 1971 was approved at the recent meeting of the Fernie Memorial Hospital board. Also approved was a recommendation by the medical staff that Dr. P. John Wheeldon be appointed chief of medical staff. Plans for the new hospital are proceeding slowly, as a result of the British Columbia Hospital Insurance Service not completing its review of the functional program. The East Kootenay Regional Hospital District has requested a five-year capital equipment budget; it contributes two-thirds to the cost of capital equipment for all hospitals in the district. The board approved this request and asked for early action. Administrator R. C. Williams reported about his trip to Vancouver to meet with Paul Smith Associates, architects for the new hospital, and their consultants, and his trip to Victoria to see Government Officials. The operating budget for 1971 is comprised of $418,000 in salaries and $147,000 in other expenditures for a total of $565,-000. This represents an increase of 9.7 per cent over the year 1970. Salaries alone increased 10.3 per cent on the average, the same number of fulltime positions are being called for as are now in existence. A very high capital equipment budget is also anticipated as much of the existing equipment needs to be replaced. Medical staff privileges were also renewed for all doctors now on staff as follows: active consultant, Dr. N. Fahmi; active staff: Dr. J. B. Davies. Dr. W. H. S. East, Dr. G. Le-roux, Dr. M. McRitchie, Dr. J. Tsang and Dr. P J. Wheeldon. Courtesy consultants: Dr. Ge-hami (pathologist), Dr. Hsu (radiologist), Dr. Love (cardiologist). Courtesy staff: Dr. E. Luzod and Dr. F. Lundgren. The hospital architects are busy preparing estimates of what it will cost to build in Fernie. Their second task is to inform the board and administration what they can expect to obtain for the funds available. A referendum held in June overwhelming approved $2,140,000. This amount Is expected to fall far short of what is actually required. There is no provision in this amount for inflation, which will certainly be high if the government does not soon provide the necessary approvals. Relating the required facilities to the actual dollars available is the difficult task facing all concerned. Mr. Williams' recommendation of the appointment of P. C. Brooks as quantity surveyor was accepted. Also accepted were Sterling Bjerring and Associates Ltd. as mechanical consultants and A. E. Simpson as electrical consultant. These firms are all based in Vancouver. Trustee Robert S. Gill tendered his resignation at the recent meeting. He is an employee of Kaiser Resources and has been transferred to California. A trustee is being sought to fill his vacancy. First baby arrives at Taber TABER (HNS) - The first baby born at Taber General Hospital in 1971 has arrived. A boy, the third child of Mr. and Mrs. A McDonald of Taber, he weighed in at 3,470 grams, equal to seven pounds, It ounces. Gifts from local merchants include a baby lounge, blanket, vaporizer, bed lamp, diaper bag, baby bottle, and two sets of booties, along with six $5 gift certificates and credit notes including a bank account; for the mother, records and a permanent wave. Your NEW Authorized Dealer for . . . JEEP TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-1418 Hunt pests on Sunday COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association will stage a predator hunt Sunday, Jan. 10. Hunters should register before Saturday, Jan. 9, with Vic Rogalsky, chairman, by telephoning 345-4137. Participants should be at the Coaldale Community Hall before 5 p.m. Sunday to tally points. NOTICE TO GROWERS OF VEGETABLES FOR PROCESSING IN THE MATTER OF REGISTRATION FOR VOTING PURPOSES AND VOTING IN CONNECTION WITH "THE ALBERTA VEGETABLE GROWERS' MARKETING PLAN 1970" Growers of vegetables for processing having signed a contract to grow vegetables for processing during 1970 may register and vote at one of the following three polling stations on January 14, 1971 during the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 1. Office of the Water Resources Division, Alberta Department of Agriculture, Vauxhall, Alberta. 2. Office of the District Agriculturist, Alberta Department of Agriculture, Taber, Alberta. 3. Coaldale Community Centre, Coaldale, Alberta. C. H. FERRIES, RETURNING OFFICER, Agriculturel Products Marketing Council. AID FIRE PREVENTION-Mrs. William Vogt's Grade 5 pupils of St. Catherine's School, Picture Butte, receive a framed certificate for their efforts in the national fire prevention poster contest. From left, Fire Chief William Vogt of the Picture Butte Volunteer Fire Department, Mrs. Vogt, and St. Catherine's School principal Mrs. Thelma O'Donnell. -S. P. Johnson photo Clock sought for arena COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) - Fire Chief Henry Zak of the Coleman Volunteer Fire Brigade has announced that some response is being received by the brigade from a circular letter sent by the brigade to various lodges and organizations in town. The letter was soliciting donations to the fire brigade which is spearheading a drive to purchase a time clock for the Coleman skating and hockey arena. Mr. Zak is appealing to those groups who have not yet replied to the letters to please do so as time is running short. FACES FIRING SQUAD BANGKOK (AP) - A 23-year-old Thai schoolteacher has been sentenced to death by a firing squad1 for murdering a beautiful Danish model nearly three years ago. The criminal court found Kukiat Ruengrith shot Dorrit von Haven, 24, of Copenhagen, then slashed her face in an attempt to conceal her identity. JORDANS JANUARY BROADL00M SALE Drastic Close-Out of discontinued Stock means Bargains that will make you gasp! SAVE 20% to 40% New shipments arrivingl Stock adjustments are urgently neededl Many famous Jordan* Fashion leader carpets are now reduced to clear and the advantage is yoursl Take this opportunity to "spruce-up" for the spring season at just a fraction of the regular price. Here are a few examples - Selection Limited so please shop early! COMMERCIAL NYLON Very closely ititched loop pile nylon tweed. Specifically designed for the heaviest commercial traffic. 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