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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBKIDGE HERALD Thursday, January JO, Rossland is home of mining school PROTEST SETTLEMENT Africans chon) "No. No, No" at police in Gwelo, Rhodesia as riots against the British- Rhodesian settlement raged. A British Commission post- poned plans lo canvass public reaction to the agreement in Gwelo, a city of about 200 miles southwest of Salisbury. A LONG MATCH PRINCE GEORGE. B.C. (CP) Twenty-four Frince George College Catholic high school boys and eight a world ToUeybaU marathon record re- cently alter keeping the ball rolling lor 90 hours, 10 hours longer than the mark set in 1970 by a high school in Great Brit- ain. NEW COURSE QUEBEC (CP) Schools bere have included a new course at the elementary leve' to create a "school spirit" and promote contacts between stu- dents of different grades. En- richment activity, as it is called, helps develop creative, imaginative and initiative po- tential in students, one school director said. Ther'sno Time Like Now To Buy A Snow Blower DURING OUR WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE SALE! 8 H.P. Reoulor JS99. Now Only 5 H.P, Regular vTJf. Now Only ;r 6 304 Stafford Drive Phone 327-3125 International Harvester Sales Service ROSSLAND, B.C. small town nestled in the moun tains of southeastern Britisl Columbia is the home of Can ada's first school for miners Since August, the men who work Bed Mountain Mines Ltd.'s molybdenum deposit on Rec Mountain have been joined in the open pits by students in the four-monUi course. The B.C. Mining School Is a co-operative effort, with the pro- vincial education dtpartment the federal government, the B.C. Mining Association, ant Canada Manpower all finding men who want to learn a sltil in one of the few industries that needs workers. Forty men attend at each ses. sion, learning open pit mining and heavy equipment operatioi; from instructors like school principal Stan Hunter, who has extensive experience, as well as a degree in mining engineer- ing. POPULAR COURSE Mr. Hunter said the school has received little publicity, but has had little trouble filling its 40 open spots. Selection of students is done by Canada Manpower and suc- cessful applicants get income replacement money during the training period. They must have at least a Grade 10 education and be physically suited for the rugged job. 'Most of them make the grade." said Mr. Hunter, "but occasionally we get a student who is obviously not suited, and advise him to try something else." One of the students at a re- cent session was Les Weitzell, who used to drive a milk truck in Vancouver. "I figured there was no fu- ture being a he said. When heard about this course, I applied and got it. :'ve learned to operate machin- ery I never dreamed of using, and it's been a real challenge." Among the machines the stu- dents learn how to handle are: graders, loaders, bulldozers, power shovels, drilled and 35- ton trucks. John Pratt, 52, learned hard- rock mining the hard way, on a job in Quebec. "They should have had schools like this years he said, adding that he learned underground mining on that job but the open pit training at Hcssland should broaden his job opportunities. Graduates of the school have little trouble obtaining jobs. As each class graduates, rep- resentatives from many of B.C.'s mines are on hand to in- terview prospective workers. Many are hired on the spot. Mr. Hunter and his associates say the school is the best thing to change mining's image from that of wheeler dealers mak- ing money on stock promotion to that of a solid industry with skilled, well trained person- nel. Hiltoii buys motor hotel MONTREAL (CP) Donald M. Mumford, chairman and president of Hilton Canada and rice president of Hilton Inter- national, announced here the company has purchased the re- cently opened Downtowner Victor Inn at Toronto Interna- tional Airport. He said his chain will take over operation of the new 12- storey hotel Feb. 1. The hotel will be called the Toronto Air- port Hilton. The purchase was valued at more than million. This will be Hilton Interna- ional's fourth hotel operation in Canada. The others arc the Queen Elizabeth here and the lotel Vancouver in Vancouver as well as the Montreal Aero- Hilton at Montreal Interna- ional Airport. A fifth, the 600-room Quebec Hilton, is expected to open in mid-1973. Full flavour makes Black Label the world s leading international beer. ifBliMflei For Black Label we blend and brew only the finest ingredients...with patience...with bring out all their flavour. Then we give the brew more time in our cool, quiet cellars so that Black Label slowly matures to perfection. If you like a beer with flavour, try a Black Label .enjoy flavour that is conquering thirsts all over the world. Carling Black Label- sold nml enjoyed in over 60 countries around the globe. THE CABLING IREWERIES lAltEUTA) LIMITED JANUARY STOCK UP ON CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN! Ladies' Scarves Larga oblong slyle. 100% acrylic. Assorted geometric patterns. SPECIAL 2 for Pants Good assortment oF styles and fabrics to choose from. CC Sizes 8 to 18. SPECIAL Dresses A wide variety of styles and fabrics. Many colors to choose from. Sizes O QQ 4 to 6x. SPECIAL 9m99 Ladies' Gloves Assorted dressy and casual styles, itylet SPECIAL 1 styles, fobrjcs ond colors in 10 lo I4x, polyester ond cotton blend in assorted styles and colors. Sizes 4 to 6s- QQ SPECIAL Ladies' Dresses and Hot Pants A wide variety of styles lo from. 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