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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1946 Fernie Handed Over To Council Fer- cie Board of Trade and the Rotary Club held a joint dinner in the King Edward hotel in honor of Commissioner Fisher. Mr. Fisher has been administering the finan- cial affairs of Feraie for the past eleven years. He is turning over the reins of local government to a mavor and council next week when the civic elections are being held. Keith Maci.cn, president, of the Rotarv Club, acted as chairman. Some fifty members were present. .Mr. Macken delivered an appropri- ate presentation address. He told of the many obstacles surmounted by Mr. Fisher in administering the city's affairs and praised him highly for successfully completing a most difficult task through the try- ing vears of the depression. Mr. Slacken, on behalf of the Board of Trade and Rotary Club, presented Mr. Fisher with a fine wrist watch, and a pen and pencil set. Mr. Fisher gave a touching re- ply. He spoke in highest tribute of the local property owners, who faithfully and conscientiously paid taxes at a high mUl rate and high assessed valuation. He spoke of the helpful co-operation he had re- ceived from local boards and indivi- duals. He had special praise for J. C. Connick, acting commissioner, Mr. McPfaee, former sphool princi- pal. Jeff Hunt, citv engineer, and D. If. Mitchell. K.C. He stcted that he had enjoyed his tenure of office, but was pleased to relin- quish his office to a local civic BUMPER RAIN IN ENCHANT DISTRICT NON-STOP Lethbridge to CRANBROOK OR KIMBERLEY In 65 Minutes TRAIL In 110 Minutes Enquire for time and rates to other points Immediate Reservations Cessna, Twin-engine Planes Kepler Aviation Ltd. KENTON FIELD Phone 33SO or 4338. ENCHANT (HNS) Ott Thursday morning early it started to rain In this district and continued all day and all eight, and by 9.30 on Fri- day morning we had received 3J52 inches of rain. Oa Fri- day morning it started rain- ing hard again about 11 ajn. and we received another .40 inches. This rain will make a wonderful difference in the crop and will bring along the grass on the ranges. body elected by people and held di- rectly responsible to them. LIONS RAISE AT CARNIVAL first carnival staged by the Lions Club was ti-ell attended on both Friday and Saturday nights. The radio drawn for on the first, night was won bv Mary Midoleton of Carmangay and the door prize was divided between Mrs. and Ole Orker and on Saturday the lucky ticket holders were pick Ver- woerd of Lethbridge. winning a radio and Carl Stettner the door prize of five dollars. The club cleared over -which will be used on their communitv projects. The climax was the crowning of the Carnival Queen, Miss Joy Stett- ner. by the president. Lion John Hubka. The three young ladies, i Marie Matlock, Vivian Gower and j Jov Steitner were well supported bv i the votes of their friends. Little M. Flink and R. Smith acted as flower girls, dressed as roses, and escorted the Queen and the other contestants to the platform for the crowning ceremony. -Mrs. J. Skene of Pincher Passes DISTRICT NEWS PAGE JTVE Busy Southern Alberta JEEP IN ACTION Lethbridge Man City Electrician For Kimberley KIMBERLEY, city council here is applying to the National Housing Administration for 150 new homes as soon as possible, and. is prepared' to provide 45 by 120-foot loss for this project. The buildings are required for homes as soon as possible. Appointment of A.- K, Watson of Lethbridge as city electrician, L Al- bertsoa of Kimberley. as meter reader and Charles Hoglund as city plumber were confirmed as a furth- er toward acquisition of the 1n city's water and power utilities _, which was endorsed in a recent crops in :ne district are already me use of a chEic and has been plebiscite. I Ja-iiie snot blade and will be head- j moved to a siiitable location in train to avoid a The train obliged to stand until another train brought gravel from Leth- bridge to f Ul in the gap. In a num- ber of places graia has been under water. Some hail is reported, but so great damage. Business Directory For Quick, Efficient Service get in touefc with: will visit her son. Rassel, and lanii- j TO BE MARRIED AT MONTREAL ACCOUNTANTS -Although j ly. as Portland. i MILK RIVES (HKS) Lester given, only short xwtice, a large i SELLS SERVICE STATION f Taylor, soa of Rev. arid 3ctrs. Tom group of interested spectators gath-! RIVER (HNS) Lcuie 1 Taylor, who were stationed at Milk ered at the farm of O- SjmmoES j Nelson has sold his service station j River for several years, is to be Tuesday afternoon to see a dezcoa- JQ oeae Cody, and win devote his married June 29th, at Montreal. stration of "the farm Keen j rirrr to operating the iocker plant, j Howard Ford is to be one of the interest vas displaced in the manyScecjj Nelson has bought the house I ushers, tester attends school at farm operations that were per- j on of Kelson the university, formed by this remarkable little j u-hidi owned hy Carl Stocer, HEALTHSOCIETY Legion Delegates r "PINCHES i _ The rye! formed Pincher Creek Health 3 mm -p__ Approxi- at their recent annual meeting to close the range again December 15 .MAC'S BERT MAC'S St. S Phone 3232. Where thev cuild up the performance 381'. of vour the Charges- -----------i 315-7th St. S. BICYCLE KEPAIRS the in stock. BERT MAC'S 315-7th St. S. Phone 3332- 382 CJPJi. dam. Rain to a total of 3 l inches fell last week. Crops and' last year. The senior and junior mateiv three inches of ram. fell in i gardens look venr nromising so far. sections of the club entertained this district danng the heavy their mothers and teachers at a j which lasted from. Tuesday until CABINET MAKING v s GOOD RAINS RECORDED