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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Juno 1970 Kaiser Chief Balsley and Former Mayor Ungaro Cut Ribbons Veteran Miner Charles Kozler and Wife Hold Plaque Realization Of A Dream Town nmg By DAHCY RICXARD Herald District Editor SPARWOOD Gerard Bal vice president and gen eral manager of Kaiser Re cut the ribbon at Sunday in a pine encircled park to official ly open the new Two hundred people watched the ribbon heard a flurry of witnessed the unveiling of a plaque and bowed heads as Leslie Trainor began the blessing with the words Oh God by whose word all things are made pour down thy blessings on this new town of Maple Leaf and British Co HALE Mjjj 4 OPTICAL ijij y COMPANY LTD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6th 3277152 lumbia flags fluttered in the clouds raced along Hammer ridge of the a pair of Mounties in scarlet tunics and five miles to the east smoke and dust spewed from the bipraluct plant of Michel 1 mine where 90 per cent of the old coal dust blackened homes have been pushed down to send occupants scurrying to the new Kaiser Resources owns Its goal is to erase it from the The ceremony was the cul mination of a five year strug Its still going Reloca tion is not Sparwoods acting mayor Siro Cimolini opened proceedings by introducing former mayor Or lando Without his energy and drive we would have dropped the project three years said Balsley was introduced as one of two who achieved tho most in the two projects land assembly and urban Ungaro was the Balsley was said to be responsible for the decision that launched the building boom at Motorists flashing through British Columbias newest town dont see this booming Its not visible from the Southern Trans Pro vincial But its shielded from view by a stand of sheltered on all sides by the Interviewed Bal sley said Sparwood needs Theyve got Spar wood Central Mortgage and Housing Corpor ation is being helpful in that They need support of the community and support of I think theyve got theyve got Kaisers He said Sparwood must grow to accommodate new p e o pie and also to make a place for people moving out of the old towns of Natal and The provincial government owns most of Natal and I think it plans to destroy all of said Gathered at the park were Sparwood aldermen Molly Joseph Siro Earle Tabor and John Alex Walker was not present and also missing was Mayor John now recovering in the Michel Hos pital from surgery on his These names are inscribed on the bronze plaque under these words The New Townsite of Spar wocd opened by Orlando Un former and Balsley of Kaiser Res o u r c e s June A land as sembly scheme under the joint cooperation of the province of British Cenlral Mort gage and Housing Corporation and the District of Also inscribed are the names of municipal clerk Lorretta Montemurro and works super Diariiorid KafNA MSWTOON MOOSJ JAW PKINCE AIBEST CAlSASlf KTHMIPOE For the Wedding Giftshtfll Iways remember IN LETHBRIDGE 613 4l1i Avenue South Phone 3284214 intendent Av e 1 i n o Cimolini Cunningham and Shannon general and Un McLellan and Asso ciates consulting en gineers and The latter firm was repre sented by Pasini of Ed formerly of a He unveiled the plaque and said the contractor will build a cairn to complete the Special guests at the open ing were Fernie Mayor Reno Lenafdon and his wife Okan agan Kootenay MP Douglas Stewart and his wife and MLA Leo Nimsick of the Koote nay SEWAGE PLANT After a tour of the secondary sewage treatment plant capa city with some people cost from to the participants and spectators gathered in the Spar wood1 Secondary School to hear a review of Natals history of the 1960s by former mayor Or lando Ungaro and other Said TJngaro For me it Sparwood is the realization of a He recalled the glad May when Kaiser Steel and Crows Nest Industries an nounced plans for an economic venture that was to pump mil lions into southeastern and bring the Sparwood dream to life You are in the centre of the provinces most booming indus trial Gene manager of public and industrial relations for Kaiser told the audience to erase a idea of company or govern ment and replace it with the concept of people making de People must produce more if there is to be more to be dis lie Urban renewal and land as sembly were projects beaded by responsible people who agreed to move ahead MP Doug Stewart reviewed progress made by the clepiit ment of regional economic ex pansion in providing hundreds of new MLA Leo Nimsick of the New Democratic Party said Premier Bennett had reneged on his statement of six years ago that relocation would be accomplish ed in three I feel very sorry completion of urban renewal is not ac said This day should have been day of rejoicing they nmili get out of ths dust ridden But the completion did not take plate He called for n new meeting ol all levels of government lo fin ish thn Predicts Cavily Pill LOUIS AP Within 10 years people wiit be immunized cavities by swallowing a Hrry presi dent cf the American Dental As said Ho said the dental profession is working on ideas for trnnsplanling developing an agent lo prevent tooth and producing a new filling that unite and grow with vanese People Aroused OTTAWA CP1 Former prime minister John Diefenba ker has said that a remark by Prime Minister Trtideau on his recent Asian trip roused antago nism toward Canada among the Japanese Generally the peo ple were deeply even made antagonistic to as a result of an observation of the prime minister of the dan ger of Japan becoming a mili tary Diefenbaker That had a very detri mental The former prime minister referred to a news conference Trudeau gave in Hong Kong in which he referred to the anxi eties felt by Asians at the rise of China on the one hand and of Japan on the Diefenbaker subsequently Oil Refinery Plant Fire Snuffed Out AP A weekend fire at the Witco Chemical Amilie refinery raged more than 30 killed three men and destroyed more than gallons of fuel and Refinery manager Bor rell said about 20 to 40 per cent of the multimilliondollar facili tys production capacity was de stroyed by the which began after a series of explosions Fri By the time the flames were extinguished crum pled hunks of blackened steel were all that remained of about 40 storage They had con tained gasoline aiid highly volatile Firemen were called back to the scene Sunday when a small storage tank The charred body of David a volunteer firemen from nearby arid the bodies of the other two vic both refinery were Fourteen persons were In Three remained In criti cal condition at Provinces Can Block Tax Reforms CP For mer Alberta Premier Manning says that if provincial governments do not agree with federal tax reforms they cannot be carried Manning told delegates to the annual meeting of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada during the weekend that an objective of the white paper was tax reforms that would be acceptable to the And they do not have the provincial governments agree ment at Manning said that uncer tainty resulting from the white paper has deferred capital ex penditures that could run into hundreds of millions of This could have effects on economic growth as well as so cial he LEADERSHIP PROS PECT Edward 31yearold bachelor with n doctorate in political science from the London School of Economics and P o 1 i I Seal Sunday became the first announced candidate lo succeed Douglas New Democratic Party lead er In Broadbcnt Is MP for Oshawa The leadership convent io n will lie held in Ottawa April ORIGIN The United Stales Capitols professional guide system was developed directly from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposi tion of made his own trip to some of the countries visited by including as well as to Taiwan and South Interviewed on the CBC TV program Diet enbaker argued Saturday night that Japanese military power cannot be brought about be cause of constitutional limita Japan was not taking its JOHN DIEFENBAKER had detrimental effect proper share of responsibility in providing forces to stand against SHOULDNT SAY IT Diefcnbakcr said prime ministers should not make statements of the kind made by The prime minister can hold such views that he can come to the conclusion that theyre but to give them publicity and throw them into the public forum is not something that brings about friendship for a Diefenbaker reiterated his strong opposition to Cana dian recognition of the govern ment of mainland saying it would bs viewed by antiCom munist southeast Asians as ap proval of He had met on his trip with representatives of Common wealth nations as well as oth and without exception these nations took the stand against Talks between Canada and mainland Cliina on establishing diplomatic relations have been going on in Stockholm for more than a Construction Of School Near Strip Opposed SLAVE LAKE CP A group of parenls are opposing construction of an elementary school because it is near a proposed extension of an air About 75 parents met and complained to district superin tendent Fred Dumont that the site is too close to the planned extension of an Work on the site began last The school is scheduled to open in Dumout told the parents meeting the school was neces sary to relieve overcrowding la the present all grade A new high school also is plan ned for completion in He said the flight path for ths extended airstrip would not over the elementary school Slave Lake Is 125 miles north west of WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT of ZERO AT 14UU NOON SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Lethhriilge Pincher Creek Cranbrook Medicine Hat Edmonton Victoria Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Thunder Bay Toronto New York Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas 32 62 86 57 86 57 91 55 89 65 90 57 84 52 87 61 73 47 88 60 81 49 95 59 75 59 82 83 55 76 51 80 43 65 46 76 52 72 59 65 61 86 80 71 65 110 80 SYNOPSIS Strong gusty northwest winds brought cooler conditions to cenlral and southern Alberta regions the change to cooler air was less noticeable in nothern Tuesday will see a return to mainly sunny weather and seasonable tem Letlihridge Mainly sun ny Tuesday with little change in Winds NW25 and gusty today becoming light Low high Medicine Hat Mainly sun ny little change in Winds NW20 and Law high Columbia Kootenay Sun becoming cloudy with a few showers and isolated thunder showers this clear ing late this Sunny with a few cloudy intervals Winds Low to night and high Tuesday at Cranbrook Castlegar B5 Owatonna Presents SWATHERS and Vil 9 Exim vfitlf Crop Contour One platform can bo raised a foot while the other end hugj the Individually powered trimping roles produce thorough but gentle No shredding No tearing O Stems ars power SEE THEM TODAYI GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Courts Highway Phone 3273165 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AiMA All highways in the Leth1 BanffKadiinn and BanffJasper bridge district are bare and in good driving Highway 1 Trans Canada Calgary to Banff is Banff to Rcvelstoke is bare and in good Motroisls are advised to watch for fallen The highways are bare and hi good Crcston Salmo highway is bare and in good Mo torists are asked lo watch for fallen deer and Snow tires or chains are no longer required when travelling in any mountain PORTS OP ENTRY Opening and Closing Coulls 24 hours Canvay 5 to II Chief Mountain C to 0 Del Bonila 7 to fi 8 to 5 n hours PorlhillRykcrls 8 to Login 8 to V ;