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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SUMMER THRILL One of the great thrills of living in a mountain region is the occasional visit of a black bear. Tlu's writer after a long day of Herald business in various centres in British Col- umbia slopped on a sideroad near Elkford B.C. to take a few minutes break in a shady spot. The weather being hot, the driver left his car win- dows open, and after taking the customary 40 winks, was rudely awakened by the hot breath nf a black bear stand- ing against the side of the car looking in the open window. It was a draw to decide was the more surprised but reaction was faster on the part of Vern who in Jess than one second had the window up, car started and was rolling down the road. After collecting Ms wits the driver turned around and shot a picture of the bear who was nonchalantly feasting on green grass. VERN DECOUX PHOTO. Thuridoy, July 13, 1972 THE LETHBRIDOf HERALD 3 Community readying for picnic NATAL (HNS) Hans hav been completed, weather per mitting, for staging the annua community picnic sponsored b the Michel Local No. 7292 United Mine Workers of Amer ica. It's slated for the Crows nest Picnic Grounds for Ju! 1C. The giant picnic, which wa not held last year, will be at tended by the entire con munity in general and union members and their familie from Fernie and the Crows rest Pass who are employed a Kaiser Resources. The unio committee, which will have th difficult task of running the a] fair anticipates the larges crowd ever to attend, providin fine weather prevails through out the day. The picnic will begin at 1 a rn. At 1 p.m. the variou children's races will stan Sports for men and women wi bsgin at 2 p.m. and will con sist of Italian bowling compcti lions and horseshoe pilchm; contests. MOUNTAINNSQD SODDING LANDSCAPING VINYL COVERED CHAIN WIRE FENCE For More Information Contact D. CRAIG PORTER Lethbridge Ph. 328-0924 Kaiser company lauded NATAL (HNS) "The pro- gress we have achieved is the result of hard, dedicated work at every Edgar Kaiser Jr. told a meeting of Kaiser Resources shareholders in Fer nie recently. "The morale Is high and our low turnover rate reflects this spirit and dedication." Mr. Kaiser told the share- holders that production figures and performances at the KRL operations indicated that com- pany caji produce its contract- ual requirements of 4.4 million tons a year. KRL is one of the leading pioneers in the science of de- veloping reforestation areas above the foot level, he said, and an integral part oi the reforestation is a nursery containing young trees for future transplanting. PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING OI 'o o FOCUS POINTS "WE ARE CELEBRATING" WHOOP-UP DAYS! With Whoop-Up specials all week. Parade morning we will be giving a roll of Black and White or cojor NO CHARGE fo the first 50 people to come into our store during the parade. Join the hospitality spirit and watch "the parade in front of our 12th St. and 3rd Ave. location. We olso offer you our usual 20% DISCOUNT on your photo finishing or a replacement roll of film on Black and White or color print processing. 120, 126, 135, Kodacolor. Popular Selection of Photographic Magazine! Easy Parking, Open Thurs. Till 9 p.m. Processing _ Jerry 1224 3rd Ave. S., 327-2673, 327-2565 HOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING These Are The Letlibridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area BLACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY......P.O. Box 148 CRANBROOK NANCY MltES (Special) 304 5th St. S. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKIA EHNES................... Gen. Del. FOREMOST GEOFF. TAGG..........................Box 381 FAITH MRS. THEKIA EHNES Contact these peopta for your District Newi or Classified Advertising Carmangay Priscilla Qub entertains area oldtimers CARMANGAY fHNS) The Priscilla Club of Carmangay east recently entertained senior j citizens of the district, (all peo- who reside or have been j residents of Carmangay and j are 67 years of age or This was the 18th annual en- tertainment and supper and was attended by 50 senior citi- zens and invited guests. Mrs. Margaret McLeod, pres- ident, welcomed the guests and introduced Miss Maureen Close, who is the summer sen- ior citizen's co-ordinator for the area of Barons, Carman- gay and Champion. Miss Close outlined different activities planned for the peo- ple of these areas and parti- cularly but not necessarily sen- TOP ATHLETES Top male aihletes of the elementary and junior high of Noble Cen- tral School were recently recognized nt the annual awards presentations for the non- academic section of school life. Front row: Bradley Fellger (class Darwin Ostby (class Back row: Nicholas Butterfield (class Perry Luchia (class E and grand-aggregate and Eugene Groten (class Cost of extending power to trailer court too NATAL (HNS1 At the reg ular meeting of the District o Spanvood council, a reeommen dation of a consulting engineer a accept the bid of Raefield Electric for extension of power services to the new mobile lome lots was accepted. Correspondence was also re- ceived from the engineer in- 'orming council of the bids "rom Borger Construction Co Co. Ltd. for from Cun- ningham and Shannon for 930; from Alta-West Construc- tion (Southern) Ltd. at 852; from Concrete Reinforcing Inginecring Ltd. at and from Western Industrial Constractors Ltd. at Because the bids were al! ibove budget the engineering 'irm is attempting to negotiate rith the three lowest bidders or a price within the budget. Further correspondence with he engineer deait with the iroposed cemetery for the Wil- ;on Creek property owned by he municipality. Council ac- :epted his proposal for a por- 1011 of the cemetery. The plot ilan will now be submitted to 'ictoria for approval along vith an engineering report of oil conditions and drainage. If approves the plan the ew Spanvood cemetery will be stablished at the Wilson Creek roperty. The proposal is for ,800 grave plots with an addi- lonal 300 is use is made of the asements granted to two hyd- o service lines. The Department of the attor- ey general submitted a lease roposal for use of the court oom in the new Civic Centre Spanvood. After discussion the availability of the court oom for community affairs ouncil decided to authorize the igning of the lease. Generally le court room will be avail- able for community activities except when it is required for hearings, court action, in- quests, and other activities of the attorney general's depart- ment. The municipal clerk was ask- ed by council to contact the consulting engineer to deter- mine if further action is to he taken by the constractor on Centennial Square. The project was originally delayed by a construction lock-out, but no action has been taken since that problem was solved. Heads Manpower CRANBROOK (Special) Howe Thomson, now of Pcntic- ton, becomes manager of the Canada Manpower office here Aug. 1. He succeeds Bemie McKen- zie, at present temporarily as- signed to Prince George, but manager here for three years. His permanent transfer is to Kamloops. The clerk was also asked to take further action in contact- ing contractors for moving the war memorial from Natal to Spanvood. Council approved advertise- ments and a contract for the demolition of the Natal Arena. The building has to be removed from the site by the end of July. During he discussion of the ontract Aid. A. DeLuca mentioned the possibility of re- moving two or three of the tiers of seats for temporary seating in the new recreation cimplex. There may be a call for volun- teers to do this work. Council passed an amend- ment to the firearms bylaw which will permit bonafide farmers to carry and discharge firearms on their property for protection of crops and ani- mals. Three readings were giv- en to the amendment and final readmg and re-consideration >nll be given at the next regu- lar meeting of council. Council also agreed (o tw requests from the commission The first was for a spec ial meeting to discuss the zon ing of the urban reserve aret in the Elk Valley and the sec ond was to advertise for a vol unteer to replace Harvey Woof on the commission. Mr. Woof is an officer of the RCMP wh was recently transferred tc Burnaby, B.C. In reporting for the industria Incnetive committee, Aid. F Fairclough requested pemris sion to obtain some colored 3 mm slides of the arena for use in the Cranbrook airport is play area sponsored by tin Kootenay Industrial Commis sion. His request was approved Aid. Anthony DeLuca report ed to council on the construct tion of the recreation complex He told council that the struc toe for the building was wel undenvay and that a wal which was blown over recentl; has been replaced. Senior citizens club headed by Jim Ostrup PICTURE BUTTE The 'icture Butte and Shaughnessy area recently had an organiza- lonal meeting in Picture Butte o form a Picture Butte Se- nior Citizens Club. Twenty four people were in attendance. Elected to executive positions nere: Jim Ostrup, president; alph Bosnjak, vice-president; and secretary-treasurer, Mrs. ylvia McKay. The group has decided to meet again July 19 to discuss plans for a bus tour and other recieational activities for Au- gust. During coffee break, Don La- Barre of Shaughnessy play- ed selections on his autoharp and harmonica. For further information, any interested persons may phone Mr. Ostrup or Debbie Mcllroy, program co-ordmator for senior citizens north Lethbridge coun- ty, 732-4774. PICTURE BUTTE ADVANCED AQUATIC PROGRAM RLSS BRONZE MEDALLION JULY 16-AUGUST 26 Class Times: SUNDAYS 10 A.M.-1 P.M. MONDAYS 8 P.M. 9 P.M. WEDNESDAYS 7 P.M. 8 P.M. PRE-REQUISITES: Minimum Age 14 Years Senior Red Cross or Equivalent Minimum Enrolment: 8 G'owsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCUIATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Dccouxr Resident Rep., Blairmore r'hona 562-2149 ior citizeas and urged all who are interested to take an active part in the Little Bow Com- munity Club and the many projects planned for the near future and handed out pro- grams with dales and places of activities and trips planned. A program followed with sings by Mrs. Joy Laczo ac- companied by Mrs. Lenora Baldwin at the piano. A humorous reading by Mrs. Ruth Shumaker, and a fun con- test conducted by Mrs Martha Nelson were presented. Supper, prepared by the club members, was enjoyed by all present. Hugh Teskey of Lethbridge thanked the club members on behalf of the assembled guests. Four homes push toted on permits TABER (HNS) Four resi- dences more than were the major items responsi- ble for the SI01.200 construction authorized by building permits here during June. Two mobile homes brought the six months' total to 238. Last year the figure to ths end of June was Homes are being built (or Mrs. Mary Horvath, Dr. Wil- liam Traber, K and D Cin- struction, and Hoiger Just. Mobile Homes are for Parker Leasings and Rentals and Ar- thur Larson. SALE DISHWASHERS THE FUTURE LEADERS Portable now, built-in later Why put off enjoying the con- venience of a dishwasher a day longer? This one's portable now, or may be installed as an under- counter later, if you like. Dual Automatic detergent dispenser! Even china and crystal dry spotless No more scraping or prerinsing WASHERS and DRYERS SMITH'S FOR C J V OC 13th ST. N., LETHBRIDGE CLOSED MONDAYS AUTOMATIC GAS DRYER WT AUTOMATIC WASHER 5 cycle, two speed Permanent press cars '329 (INTERIORS) LTD. ON LAMPS TABLES PAINTINGS OFF TREMENDOUS SAVINGS ON COMPLETE LINE OF COLONIAL FURNITURE TABLES, LAMPS, CHAIRS ANNUAL JULY 1 ONLY CHILDREN'S COLONIAL BEDROOM SUITE 54" bed, SImmoni Deep Sleep mattress and box spring plus night table. Reg. NOW ONLY '185 1 ONLY! 2-PIECE CHESTERFIELD SUITE Gold Cover. Reg. NOW ONIY 1 ONIYI S-PIECE DINETTE SUITE '239 Walnut Ros. NOW ONLY TOSS and FLOOR CUSHIONS 10% OFF SAVINGS UP TO 25% ON ALL FURNITURE DRAPERY MATERIALS 10% OFF Frao Estimate en Custom Drapes Fine VurmturP Co sis Less Than You Expect" A SELECTION OF OCCASIONAL CHAIRS Clearing Now At 395 (INTERIORS) LTD. 912 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5777 OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. CLOSED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ;