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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Juni 12, 1972 THE LE1HBRIDGJ HERAID _ 3 Kimberley sweeps mine rescue test NATAL, (HNS) Kimlrerley cnlranls made a clean sweep of bolh the mine rescue and first aid competitions held there recently. The Kimbcrlcy No. 2 team, captained by Bobby Mc- Sporran, won first place in Hie 51st annual East Kootenay Mine Rescue Competition, and tlie Cominco No. 1 learn took second. Fcrnic's captained by veteran mine rescue man Jack Peters, won third spot, while lie Michel entry, captained by Pcle SCcilti, came lourtli. The Kimbcrlcy winners cap- tured the department of mines und petroleum resources Iro- pliy anil the right to represent the East Kootenay at the pro- vincial championships to he held at Nelson June 17. Winners of the provincial title are eligible to enter the Cana- dian championship at Victoria June 24. The Cominco team from Sul- livan Wines, Kimberley, won first place in the senior men's first aid competition, defeating another Kiimhcrlcy learn. The Sullivan Minets team won (he Fcrnie Rotary Shield and the right to represent the East Koofcnay in the provincial finals in Nelson June 17. In the junior competitions, Kimberley also made a clean sweep, capturing both the girls' and boys' events. More than 320 competitors anil their families attended the banquet at the Kimbrook Inn, where the winners received awards from K. B. Carpenter, commissioner of the work- men's compensation board and Frank Hichtcr, minister of mines and petroleum re- sources. The mine rescue ami first aid competitions were spon- sored locally by the East Koot- enay Mine Safety Association, with support from the work- men's compensation board and the department of mines and petroleum resources. WAY BACK WHEN A Centennial Fashion Show, sponsored by Ihe Fort MacLeod Anglican Church Women, featured 45 period gowns made by Mrs. Lucille Kraemer. Afler each gown was modelled, the lady appeared on the floor and met by a gentleman attired in military, formal dress or colonial costume and promenaded Ihroughout the crowd. Promenading above are Mr. and Mrs. Berl Heath in the colonial dress of the 1890s. Several of the dresses were purchased and orders were given for dresses for the events of Ihe RCMP and Town of Fort MacLeod's centennial celebrations. The affair was con- vened by Mrs. Rulh King and president of the ACW, Mrs. Eva Davis. Swihart Photo To commute PINCHER. CREEK (Special) A former member of the staff of Price, Decring and Pritchard of Pincher Creek, Bill Smith has recently taken over the operation of Arthur Tustian Agencies of Mr. Smith grew up in this area and is well known throughout the district. Mr. and Mrs. Snu'tb and fam- ily will continue to reside here for the present. Mr. Smith will commute daily to his office at Cowley. New water line TURIN (HNS) The Turin Water Users' Association has completed the installment of a complete new water line for year-round use In the hamlet of Turin. This new line will service ap- proximately 15 homes the year- round and eight homes during the summer. I n addition t o servicing homes and gardens, the water line will service a fire hydrant which has already been instal- led. This new line is capable of servicing another fire hydrant which may be installed soon. 40 hired NATAL (HNS) Many stu- dents are seeking work and Kaiser Resources Limited is trying to see that jobs are pro- vided for as many as possible. To date about 40 university stu- dents have been hired. They are working on every facet of the KRL operations, Change unwelcome SrARWOOD (HNS) Asked by tlie Union of B.C. Munici- palities to express an opinion about the terms of office of mu- nicipal officers, the Regional District of East Kootenay Board ottered the majority opinion that the present system should be continued. The UBCM is trying to de- termine whether most munci- pal governments in the prov- ince prefer the present system, under which hall the regional hoards and city councils are elected every two years, or would like a change. Alterna. lives suggested include voting for all seals every two or ev- ery three years. Of 10 directors at the RDEK meeting, besides the chairman, seven favored continuing with the same system. Several directors said It would insure continuity on a council or board. NAIT graduate LUNDBHECK (CNP Bureau) Melvin S. Kubasek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Kubasek o! Lundbrcck graduated in busi- ness administration from lha Northern Institute of Technol- ogy in Edmonton this month. Mr. Kubasek attended school n Lundbreck prior to entering two years ago, He now s working in Edmonton. STRETCH STITCHES SERVICE RECOGNIZED Mrs. Anna Fabro of Blairmore, chairman of the Red Cross blood donors' clinic, receives a cerlificale of appreciation from W. K. (Ken) McGregor, business administrator of the Red Cross blood transfusion service. Mr. McGregor commended Mrs. Fabro for her many years of volunteer work in organiz- ing the local blood donor clinic. Looking on is Frank Plowman of Believue. He received a pin for his 20th donation of blood. ________ -Vern Decoux Priolo BOTH DRIVERS WON John Balcom of Hanna escaped with his life bul his car was demolished when an east-bound CP Rail freight engine struck Ihe vehicle'at Ihe 51st St. crossing at Taber al p.m. Sunday. Mr. Balcom walked away from his wrecked car. It was going south. The car was carried across the intersection and was hit a sec- ond lime when it slruck the guard rail. Gibb photo HONDA MINI MJtXI FUN! Thousands have [earned lo add a whole new dimension of fun to summer, by taking a Honda Mini with Ihem they gol Easy lo lit in your car Irunk (unspillable gas feature, Ihey're sturdier lhan over in Let Hie family use these safe little bikes wilh their fat, knobby lires that provide a sure grip on just about any terrain! Mini Trail Z-50A- Only weighs 112 Ibs., fold-down haridlebarslolyoutakeanywhere.incarorboat. HONDA 4-suoka engine like the big bikes. CT-70 ends smokey motors. malic clutch. Very popular model. For more power in lightweights, see ths Honda CT-90, the Scrambler 100, or the 125-cc models. OUT FRONT AGAIN IN '721 SEE YOUR NEAREST HONDA DEALER DISTRIBUTED BY: CLARKE SIMPK1NS HONDA 760 ALDERBR1DGE WAY.-RICHMOND, B.C. LiTHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE SALES SERVICE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-8889 Southern Alberta's targes! and Moil Progressive Motorcycle Dealer mine wius safely awards NATAL (HNS) The Kaiser Resources Ltd. mining opera- tion at Sparwnod was recently presented with two top Cana- dian awards for its 1972 safety record. The awards are the John T. Ryan Regional Trophy for the best safety record in B.C. and Alberta and the John T. Ryan Canada Trophy, available lo any eligible mine unit in Can- ada, The awards are sponsor- ed by the Mine Safety Apnli- ances Company of Canada Ltd. The Canadian Institute of Min- ing and Metallurgy selects the winners. Michel colliery has won both awards eight limes, beginning Li 1952. For the competition, accl- clonts are classed as those in- volving one day or more of lost lime. In 1971, Michel colliery had 9fi accidents and worked a total of man hours for an accident frequency of 101. About 500 workers are involved. At tlie presentation cere- mony. Jim Caldwcll. secretary of Michel Local 72D2 of the United Mine Workers of Amer- ica, called for increased indiv- idual efforts to curb accidents. "We are off to a bad start this he said, adding that he hoped everyone would make greater effort to cut Iho acci- dent rate and keep the Ryan Trophies at Michel. 179 calls HNCHER CREEK (Special) concluding its fiscal op- erating year on May 31, the ambulance service operated by Ihe Pincher Creek Kire Depart- ment reports 179 calls in the past 183 days. This would indicate that the local service which has been of- fered lo residents of the town, municipal district and the Pei- gan Indian Reserve during the six-month period covering De- cember to May, has been call- ed on to a much greater degree lhan ever in the past by the estimated persons it serves. A breakdown of figures shows the following calls and miles travelled respectively: town, 47 calls, 63 miles; municipal dis- trict, 33 calls, 399 miles; Pei- gan Indian reserve, 94 calls, 518 miles; transfers to other hospitals 25 calls, miles. Service to Iho Peigan Indian Reserve will be suspended July 31. Recital planned MILK KIVER (HNS) A joint senior recital was pre- sented by three students of the Erie Rivers High School music department in the school au- ditorium Sunday at 8 p.m. Participating were A m y II u m mcl, clarinetist; Laurclie Naltress. alto saxophonist, and Diane Pittman, xylophonist, as well as Ihe ERHS Woodwind Quinlel. All Ihree women were re- cipients of senior awards at a concert at ERHS last Thurs- day. Miss Naltress and Miss Pittman received John Philip vSousa Band Awards and Miss Hummel received the Ifen- drickson Choral Award. Turin wins TURIN (HNS) In the Lit- tle League Baseball game play- ed here recently Turin defeated Picture Butle group 2. The final score was Turin, 10, Picture Butte, 9. The winning pitcher was Tony Woodcock of Turin. STRAWBERRY TIME Ready for some great strawberry des- serts.? In Weekend Magazine this Saturday, Margo Oliver suggests recipes for Slrawberry Sherbel, Cakes Wedged With Strawberry Topping', Ambrosia Porfait, ond other de- liqhls Try them, they're delicious. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE SWISS MADE GET tW FACTS AfT. 18 yean ago EINA rAll: creeled Str.tch Slllchn, Now compltitori tat gelling excited Our 1956 05 yeort TALI: SUPEBMATIC con do more lhan qur co: petllott' 1971 modeli. rAtl: MATIC li raled Iht world1! molt versatile machine. DONT BUY UNTIL YOU TRY For frta dtmonrtroHon f SEWING CENTRE 408 !lti Slrtel South Phone 327-8877 or 327-8818 NORTH LETHBRIDGE LTD. PRICE SALE i ON RADIALS Whitewails) SECOND TIRE CONTESTANT Uremia Schimpf will be one of the queen contestants at the Spar- wood July 1st celebrations. She is being sponsored by the Inde- nrmlant Onlcr .0! .Foresters. 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