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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-10,Lethbridge, Alberta •The Herald'District Little Bow Park may be closed for year -n tMß ■—i/ CARMANGAY - The Little Bow Provincial Park may not open this year — it's getung a general facelift. Most of the present trailer area will be converted to picnic use Tlie area to the north side of the park will be used by trailers. Remaining for trailer use will be the area to the east side of the viewpoint hill adjacent to the cabin community Work began on the project last November. The Little Bow Park began as a small-scale project of the Champion Lions Club and other district enthusiasts. It became a provincial park m 1955. Sweeping physical changes are under way at the park, designed by the provincial parks department. If s a popular camping and holiday spot In fact, the park IS so popular, crowding was damaging trees and grass. Bellevue names secretary BELLEVUE {CNF Bureau) — Bernadette Smith of Brocket has accepted a position as secretary-treasurer for the village of Bellevue Mrs. Smith is a graduate clerk typist from Henderson College and also graduated in business administration from Lethbridge Community College. Before coming to Bellevue, she was employed for a short while in the Lethbridge Friendship Centre. She am worked for Canada Manpower Centre in Lethbridge doing general office work She was secretary-treasurer for the Peigan Band office in Brocket in 1970 and was later prom«ted to office manager Architect appointed FINCHER CREEK (HNS) — Robins, Watson and Associates of Lethbridge has been hired as architects to design renovations to St Vincent’s Hospital. Planning is scheduled for completion by June. Construc tion and renovation work will start shortly afterwards. The Fincher Creek Ministerial Association donated the proceeds of the annual Christmas carol festival to the ladies auxiliary of the hospital. Tourism meeting planned BLAIRMORE (CNF Bureau) The first annual meeting of the Crowsnest Pass Citizens’ Tourist Association will be held Jan. 21 at a p.m in the banquet room of the Satellite Restaurant in Coleman. Guest speakers for the meeting will be from Travel Alberta and the Travel Industry Association of Alberta. The topic to be discussed will include the impact Of tounsm on the economy of an area A film on tounsm in Alberta will be shown Election of officers will be held and the following individuals have been nominated to the board of directors- Rudy Andrist, Feruchio DeCecco, Joyce Brown, Otto Krug, Fred Bradley, Betty Linderman, Jim Kerr, Dr. John Irwin, Veno Pozzi, and Bill McAdam. Nominations from the floor will be accepted. DUNLOP FORD’S ^ SELL-OUT Exhibition Pavilion January 23rd to 26th There has b«en no limit on tbe number of cunpers and some wedtends the count has been as high as more than 400 outfits and as many as visitors. Park officer George Etel^ says under the new park policy there will be tnree trailer bays, two on the north side of the east-west road at the bottom of the hill and one between the view hill and the cabins. There will be parking stalls for 235 to 250 outfits vrift plans for an overflow area. When these are filled, the park gates will be clos^ to campers. An extensive tree-planting program will provide shade and shelter in future years for campers. When the underground irrigation system Is complete the park will contain a total of 10 miles of piping in its 272 acres, including steep hills on either side. The present circular road system that runs through the park to the beach and back will be widened for two-way traffic. The road that branches left from the entrance road at the bottom of the hill will also be widened for two-way traffic. Tins road will lead to a new area near a proposed swimming site. There will be a new and enlarged concessirai building and other facilities east of the present site. At the waterfront, the shoreline to the left of the boat launch has been pushed out about 150 feet Into the lake to provide car and boat trailer parking for more than 60 units The lake wall is being extended and a floating dock "with three 48-foot piers vrill take the place of the former dock, which was unsuccessful because of variances in lake depth during the year, fn the playground picnic - area, a new children’s pool will be constructed It will have continuous flowing water. The present pool will tie converted to a kiddies’ play sand box. New comfort shelters, camp kitchen and picnic tables will be built and a beach and swimming area are being investigated. The entrance road will be divided at the bottom of the hill. A new admitting office will be centred on the road arid gates will be installed. sU] 4^ ■' 1 :11 I . Ridge range These cattle photographed near Magrath. are part of one of areas is the rolling country of the Milk River Ridge, rising up be-Southern Alberta’s biggest industries, carried on in feedlots, farms tween Lethbridge and the international boundary and ranches from Coittts to Calgary. One of the industry’s better WALTER KËRBER photo Japan mining engineer assigned I€> Kaiser Recreation grad hired NATAL, B C. (HNS) - Ha-jime Kamiya, a mining enraneer and representative of^tsubishi Mining Co. Ltd. to the Japan Overseas Coking Coal Development Co., has assumed a two-year assignment at Kaiser Resources Ltd. at Sparwood. Mr. Kamiya’s assignment is to observe the KRL mining operation and in the future assist in some specific aspects, especially in underground mining. Mr. Kamiya has 25 years of experience in underground coal mining in Japan, particularly at Mitsubishi's Takashima mine in southern Japan. He was mine manager previous to his present assignment. He graduated in mining engineering at Kyusyu Bus service sponsored to Snow Valley complex NATAL, B.C. (HNS) - For the third successive year, Kaiser Resources is sponsoring a bus service for skiers from the Sparwood and Femie communities to the Snow Valley ski complex. Chartered from Dlcken Bus Lines of Fernie, the 41-passenger bus began operating Dec S and wiU continue Saturdays and Sundays through the skiing season. The schedule is as follows: leaves Sparwood, 9:30 a.m. from Greenwood Mall and 9.35 a.m. from the Recreation Centre; leaves Hosmer, 9:45 a m. from Elk River Inn; leaves Fernie, 9-55 a.m. from Alpine Motel (Bus Depot), returns, 4:30 p.m. from Snow Valley Lodge. Notice of the service and the schedule has been posted in the Sparwood and Fernie schools, at the Snow Valley Lodge, in area newspapers and on radio. Kaiser Resources initiated the ser- vice especially for junior skiers in the area who are without transportation to the ' ski hill on weffiends. This year is one of the earliest in recent times for good snow conditions with a base ranging from two to seven feet reported in the second week of December. Skiing facilities have been expanded, Snow Valley reports, and are expected to accommodate 1,000 skiers per day. Heiko Socher, Snow Valley manager, says the Cedar Bowl now can be skied from the top lift and “easy-x)ut”, has been developed from the top of the lower lift. Imperial University in 1948. Mr Kamiya said the Takashima mine is operated some 3,000 feet under the ocean bottom and produces 4,000 long tons of clean coal per day. Mining is done with the mechanized longwall system which has self advancing supports and a double ranging drum cutter. The Takashima operation has 1,000 employees. "The kindness of the people here is much appreciated,’' siad Mr. Kamiya who is studying daily to improve his English. In fact, he is so pleased with the area that he has asked his family to join him, Mr. Kamiya said his wife, two daughters aged six and 10, and his mother are expected to arrive in Femie next spring. Mr Kamiya said he is impressed with KRL's open pit mining operation and with the high productivity of the hydraulic mine. He was accompanied to Sparwood by Masaharu Shibata, also a senior mining engineer with Japan Overseas Coking Coal Development. Mr. Shibata was associated with coal mining in Japan and in Australia. He returned to Tokyo Dec. 15. NATAL, B.C. <HNS) -Sparwood is to receive the services of a recreation course graduate as a result of a LIP grant appUcation made by the British Columbia Recreation Association. The application was designed to provide employment for a total of 24 such graduates in the province Two such graduates will be located in the East Kootenays witii one being assigned to Sparwood and the second to be assigned to one of three areas — Elkford, Canal Flats or the Inveremere - Windermere-Radium area The employment of the graduates began Monday and the LIP Grant assistance concludes on Jure 30 The program is administered from the Vancouver office of the British Columbia Recreation Association Report your news to.... Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-QRCUUTION—JOBPfflNTINS VERNON SECOUX, BwWint •tohmor^Phoii* H1.214I The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent In Your Area GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL .............................«5S-2332 IRON SPRINGS MRS. E. 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SELECTION OF    1/9 Dressing Gowns .. . 1 / J SPECIAL GROUP OF Winter Underweer Ties ........i CLEARANCE OF ALL CAPS, HATS, AND FUR CAPS ALL .EATHER COATS' OVERCOATS TOPCOATS ZIP IN MODELS CAR COATS FUR COLLAR COATS 20% to i/3 Off 20% Off PANTS Small alMS, cotton casuals, parma press. GLOVES Lined and Unlmed 20% Off DOWN JACKETS AND WOOL PLAID JACKETS 20% Off Our compiate sel«ction of Wool and Fonral Knits Ciaaringat .......... 20% Off 321 • Sth St. S. Phone 327-3730 s kRHCH ;