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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SCOUTERS RECOGNIZED Displaying awards received for services to Scouting are, back row, from left, Jean Barnes, Lola Albert, Ron Hunt, Anna Grier, Bon Lancaster, Glenda Robinson and Ruth Strong; front row, lew Blair, Gil Malchow, Dave Linn and John Strong. The awards were presented by Eldred Palmer of Claresholm, district com- missioner of southern Alberta, Boy Scouts of Canada. These scouters have completed courses in human relations and personal guidance. Andersen Photo U.S. route opposed SPARWOOD (IINS) The Regional District of East Koo- enay has supported a resolu- Jon by the City of Trail in op- posing use of a Koolenay and Elk Railway to transport Ca- nadian export goods for ship- ment via U.S. rail. The RDEK, like the City of Cranbrook and the City of Trail in a resolution it is sending to the Canadian Railway Trans- port Commission, would not op- pose building of the K and E for transport of goods to the U.S. market. But it strongly urges legislation that would prevent shipment of Canadian products for export to another country by U.S. route, just as U.S. law prohibits carrying of its goods by other than nation- al carriers. One dissenting vote was reg- istered to the RDEK motion, that of Lloyd Philips of Fernie, _, Roundup of Hosts oldtimers SPAHWOOD (HNS) Louis Ungaro. Mayor of the District of Spanvood, was host to a large gathering of senior cit- izens here recently. The mayor had extended an Invitation to the pioneers and elderly citizens of the area to join him for a cup of tea at tho civic centre. A group of elderly people from the Tom Uphill Home at Fernie attended. Several of these were former residents of Natal who took up residence at Lhe Uphill Home when they had to leave their homes at Natal, due to the up ban renewal scheme. Mike Baher, a long-time res- ident of the Elk Valley who. now lives at Fernie, spoke to the gathering of times and persons long past. Members of the Fernie La- dies Lions Club, Mrs. Arm- strong and Mr. Penningtoa pro- vided trarisportation for the trip to and from Spanvood. Ends June 29 PINCHER CREEK (Special! Robert Roth, secretary trea- surer for Pincher Creek Schoo" Division No. 29, has advisee classes will end for the school year Thursday, June 29. As a result of a five-day orientation period for young sters who will be enrolled in Grades 1 in September, the present Grade 1 pupils in lha division be released for summer vacation Friday, Juno 23. The prospective beginners will require their classroom fa- cilities during the last week so hat they may become familiar with school activities. Parents are asked to pre- rcgister beginners by contact- jig Ihe principal of the school prior to orientation week. They ire also advised that rural Beginners should be brought to Jie nearest existing van route if they are to use this accom- modation during the June 23-29 week. realized PINCHER CREEK (Special) Tom Telford has announced the successful completion of the Canadian Red Cross cam- paign in Pincher Creek and dis- trict. A total of was realized and Mr. Telford, the canvassers and contributors were con- gratulated on their efforts. The proceeds are used for blood transfusion service, dis- aster relief at home a n c abroad, sick room supplies and Red Cross water safety train- ing. 47 permits CRANBROOK (Special) Construction lockout in British Columbia failed to cool the Cranbrook building boom May. City building inspector John Davis issued 47 permits during May to an estimated value ol compared to 32 per- mits at for the pre- vious May. Total for 1972 now stands al estimated compared vilh for May, 1971. Housing starts in May num- bered 119 units, including an apartment complex, and was sharply up from 90 starts for .he same period of 1071. collected COALDALE (HNS) A total of was collected for the Canadian Red Cross in the re- cent canvass conducted by the Coaldale Rotary Club. The campaign has now been concluded. Co chairman were Henry Kroeker and Alton Knapp. Uniform parley PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Unifarm Region 12 con- vention will be held here Tues- day, June 6, in St. Michael's Parish Hall. Registration will he a.m, with the convention to com mence at 10 a.m. There will be a banquet at 12 noon. Cal Brandley, regional omist from the Alberta depart- ment of agriculture will speak at I p.m. on wills and estates. Other Unifarm officials speaking during the day: Bettj Peterson, Women of Unifarm president, and Allan McPher son. AH locals are asked to sent their full quota of delegates. Scuba diving PINCHER CREEK (Special! Diving and scuba diving les sons will be offered by the Pincher Creek parks and rcc Send your carlooni lo The LElhbridge Herald, care of Mrs. Helen Kovau, Box 670, Letlibrfdge, "Tins IS OXB 1'LACK WIIF.KE YOli FIND OUT W 110 YOUR FiflKNDS HEALLY ARE." DEMISE CARABOTT, Age 15 Scarborough, Ontario A vcrj timplifieil ,clliiiB ployed we Ilia' ul llrislllniicnl. it ii hl'lin's'l'lKr. nf nvcrMate- fiicnt only bog down 'he Stones two tunes three (SIE 2T3) Make up your n way to remember your code.Then send it to your friends. whose electorial area Includes the coal mining companies that would use the line if it were built. Referring to the argumenl that many jobs would be lost If Elk Valley coal were shipped to the west coast for shipment to Japan via the Burlington North ern Railway, which would nice the K and E at Rooseville, di rector Philips suggested tha some study of the sale of oxi dized coal would enable othe directors "to learn a lot" abou the detrimental effects to th East Kootcnay economy of pre- venting building of the K am" E. ation department this sum- er. Registration for these lessons ay be made at the parks and creation department office. Registration fees for scuba ving are ?12 for lessons and ool fees, and diving lesson ees are and pool fees. Diving lessons will be in- ructed by Joyce McLeod, pool upervisor, and will begin June and end July 20. Scuba diving will be instruct- I by Alan Cornyn. To Italy SPARWOOD (HNS) Bruno evelacqua and Tony Bevel ac- ua left Calgary by air for filano, Italy, and will tour aly and return here July 5. Hay Reghenas will be taking runo's place as building in- pector for the District of Spar 'ood. Accept lender TABER (HNS) The tender f Texaco Canada Ltd. for the upply of gallons ol gaso- ne and gallons of diese uel was accepted by town ouncil recently. The prices of 20.35 and 19.35 ents per gallon respectively -ere the lowest of. the four ocal bids submitted. Taber booms TABER (HNS) The neai value of building start: n Taber during May brough he five month total to year the figure to the em if May was a mere Seven residences accounte or most of the month's build ng permits issued from th own's administration office accounting for an even Two minor permits for a ga rage and residence ajlitio went in for The houses are for Lawrenc Markl at 4927 52nd Ave., Bea' er Lumber Ltd. at 6013 56tr Ave., and five for K and D Con struct ion (V. Jerome Platt ap plicant) in the 5600-5700 bloc on 57th St, To date, 30 residential unit iiave commenced building, in eluding 24 single dwellings an six-plex apartment building. Director Ken Ball of Radium pointed out as an example o the danger in allowing the K and E that Kaiser Resources i an American-owned compan and "the U.S. government coul require shipment of its produc by U.S. rails to help fight im employment in Washington." Director James Whiting Kimberley said shipment coal via the K and E and th Burlington Northern to Roberl Bank could be just "a foot i the door. T hear Seattle is a very de- ressed he said, indica ng that the next move migh e shipment of Canadian co; fom Seattle nistead of the Ca adian port at Roberts Bank. Aid. Stan Wilson of Kim jerlcy said that, although rautd support the motion pu y Aid. Don Sherling of Cran rook and seconded by direc or Wayne Agnew of Can 'lals, he was not sure "we'r .ol flogging a dead horse." H aid that Trail had already pr ented its brief to the CRTC o Its views are known. "It certainly won't help to said director Sher ng. The Trail resolution co tains four points, first, it o building of the K and or export of coal; secondly, asks that, if the K and E built that it be confined to th export of goods to the U. market; thirdly, it supports up- grading of the CPR line hrough the Kettle Valley to jrovide an alternate route to Roberts Bank for Elk Valley coal; and fourthly, it asks for 'urther public hearings, this ime in the west, to hear tho views of Ihe people most af- fected by a decision in this matter." The K and E is a subsidiary of Crows Nest Industries. RIFLES USED Rifles were involved in mor y, June 5, 1972 THE tETKBRIDGE HERALD 3 Students take over tore PINCHER CREEK (Special) Recently sludenls of Tall hew Halton High School rade 10, 11 and 12 classes, re- eiving training for the past our months in the operation of retail store, took over the en- ire Pincher Creek Co-opcra- ive store. The grocery, produce, hard- rare, meat, snack bar and dry oods departments, as well as he general management and iffice, were run successfully. General manager for tire day was Miss Marjorie Smith. The controller was Randy (farsh. Managers of the various de- lartments were: food centre, rtarlene Bowman; meat man- ager, Royce Woodruff; produce manager Ken Mitchell; hard- ware manager, James Kenney; dry goods manager, Dwight Bratz; and snack bar manager, Noel Zieffle. Twenty-seven students parti- cipated in a very active and ex- citing day for the Pincher Ireek Co-op. Winners of t h e special de- iartment draws were Mrs. Trudy King, food centre; Mrs. Betty Tremblay, food centre; Mrs. D. Pablaw, dry goods; Harold Bruns, hardware; and Cole Robertson, snack bar. POT-LUCK By D'ARCY RICKARD Nigeria teachers study French TABER Sandra Clirlstou came out of very tough routine with a twis ed knee but after a brief she was back in the show Takes courage. Yes sir! There were abol 300 spectators. The spplau: was rigorous, not deafenin but definitely moUo allegr The crowd enjoyed it. Debbie Day, Cinday Jackso Dec Pee Chrislianson, Alliso Siillwell, Karen Tanner, Kel Turnbull they say nam make news. These kids ar great! Yes, there are othe we didn't mention. I'm not sports writer. I don't kno beans about sports. So the ti performers may have to anonymous, but not for long, appears we have some d monds in the rough here, som rolling stones picking up moss hut smoothing off t rough edges. A great pline! colonel and the Cadet League of Canada, Lt. Al Frail and Lt. Robb Shemko and Mrs. Shemko. Capt. E. Shemko, command- the Veil it's almost bye bye me. But before we say nighty how about a nice cup of coa for the Gymini Gymnas- Club. You take the high bar and take hie low bar and I'll in the showers before you. The show included two happy urs of floor exercises, paral- bars, rings, pommel horse, mbling, rhythmic gymnas- :s, folk dancing, Olympic 'mnastk's, vaulting and here's e club history: The Gymini Gymnastic Club in it's first year of operation d has enjoyed a measured mount of success for all it's ort tenure. The cast includes any medal winners provin- al competition, open provin- al competition and two mem- ers of the Alberta team for e Western Canadian Champi- nships at Winnipeg. The club eels confident that with the en- usiasm displayed by the par- cipants and the support of heir parents, their future will e a successful one. And a special goodnight to all he guys, like me, who have a irrible dread of catching ath- ite's foot. Be it every so homely, there's o shape like your own. Vine seek Sweetheart Days' title CHANBROOK Vuie candidates are seeking onors as Sam Steele Days weetheart. They are Charlena balanski, Heather Holdaway, Jiane Brown, Shane Swanson, ,ori Kennelly, Diane Golding. rtarcy Pighin. Lara Lauzon and Debbie Henderson, and one if them will succeed Mary 'ascuzzo as Lhe city's sugar- ambassador to special ev- ents during the year. Budget of nearly has >een prepared by Sam Sleelo 3 a y s volunteer committee leaded by Jim Nicol. The city has raised its grant to and rest of the revenue comes rom a Days' percentage of :ake on all accepted special ev- ents community organizations iponsor. This year the famous Clydes- dale horses, on parole the past :wo years at Fort Steele from former employment at Oakalla prison farm, will participate in Ihe parade, a major part of tha August 10-13 program. The Crest on "just for fun" covered wagon two-day trek on backroads to Cranbrook will ba repeated this year. Brochure for sketch of the program is now being prepared for wide circulation so that would-be participators for ap- propriate special events can be scheduled when the detailed program Is drawn up. FRAME STYLES FROM AROUND-THE- WORLD OP-TIC ftl PFUSCRIPTION .CO HONOR HOSPITAl The Picture Bulte Municipal Hospital recently honored, from left, Vernon Price, Barton Watson and Dick O'Brien. Mr. Price and Mr. O'Brien were Iwo of Ihe original members when the hospital district was first organized Mr. Watson hat also worked long end hard for tht community, particularly in hospital S. P. Jehnten Photo REMEMBER Safety, Traction, Stability and Improved Fuel Economy Nine Ply Puncture Protection YOKOHAMA RADIALS Stop and Compare MILE GUARANTEE LEONARD TIRE MART LTD- 1902-2 Avenue S. 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" ;