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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JUNE COLLIERIES IDLE AS PIT MEN DOWN TOOLS FOR DAY Collieries in the coal field were idle today, Wednesday, as miners of this area joir.ed trith other Aiberta members of the United Workers of America to stage a one-day stoppage of -wort in protest against officials of the Alberta Compensation Board. Union spokesmen, explained that some miners ia the prov- ince participated in the work-stop- page. The protests were supported! here by a main; meeting of miners and a parade in which workers from local mines and the colUerv at Shaugh- as a permanent chairman is se- cured." Mr. Pirock added: "Mr. Cook bad for many vears previous been at- tached to the coal mine operators of the JpruraJbeller area and in his attachment to the Workmen's Com- pensation Board he was the chosen representative of the employers. The verr fact of past history and environment of Mr. Cook was suf- ficient reason for us to assume that he could not be acceptable as chair- man of the Workmen's Compensa- tion a position which should Thomas Knight Passes In City be by a man impartial and hall in North Lethbridge and was followed by tbe parade of miners through the downtown sec- tion. coal opinion that Mr. Cook interests of this StrenBons __ Strenuous protests against the p administrators of the A1 b e r t. a j Workmen's Compensation Act were] expressed, at 6. meeting of large i numbers of miners in the Miners" Eall here "Wednesday morning as union officials demanded removal of Chairman C. C. Cook t.jsd Alfred from, the Compensation Board. the gathering, Secre- tar.- Cfcsn Pirock of the Lethbricge sub-district explained: The call for this meeting is one that is being answered by the total membership of District IS. United Mine Workers of America, within the province Oi Alberta 11 a vigorous nroiest aaainst ihe administrators of the Work- men's Compensation Act." He stated that after Mr. Cook was STJDointed chairman of thi board in MaV 1945 the U.M.W.A. was as- sured by Premier E. C. Manning the apDointment was o: a temporary nature "until such time Prescriptions Accurately filled and sent to you PROMPTLY MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205. 414 13th St. N. Phone 3445 province, and in any function of the board deahsg wiili injured irork- juen his only position can .be re- garded as that serving the interests of the employers." One Day Stoppage Mr. Pirock declared that union officers "after using all other means to bring about the desired change of a chairman were forced to the poirt of declaring a one-day sionpage of work in all of the mines within our "Siting that Mr. Farmilo was appointed by the government and named as labor's representative oa the compensation board, Mr. Piroek asserted: "We are satisfied that Mr. Farmilo represents labor in name only and has never at any been of assistance vo ctaim- compensation, but rather the workmen" who have been in- jured in irdustrv have founa nits acting in the capacity of a prosecu- iorTdetermined ar all times to pro- tect nor, the interests of the worker but that of the compensations fua- aaaTr We. therefore, feel thai ihe time is long overdue for Mr FarmUo to be removec from the Workmen's Compensation Boara that labor should be allowed to choose its own representative to act time THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Knight, employed by "the Lethferidge post office for the past 12 vears as parcel post delivery nan. collapsed and died shortly after 11 a-m. on Wednesday Believe It Or Not! "ART" LANDS 26-POUNDER AND WITHOUT BAFT OR HOOK delivering a parcel to the office of Dr. A. M. Watson ia the Roxy theatre building. Death ss believed to have resulted from a heart seiz- ure and Coroner Dr. K. I. Murray has decided that no inquest need the biggest catch of the season "I don't expect anybody to believe "It's true." Thus Art Baalim, Waterton. National Park's piscatorial giant, as he uafoldfed to friends in the city Wednesday the tale of the fish he caught Sunday line, with- out bait and irtthout hook. It -was a 2S-pouncier. biggest caught from the Cecily this year; in be held. Remains have been removed to Martin Brothers" chape! but funeral arrangements have not been com- pleted. Deceased was bora a: Watertoa- According to the it or was fishing with "Ray" Kellogg. Mr. Kellogg had hooked ia small fish, and knowing it was in Scotland s JQQ small 10 need the gaS. 3ar. and came to Lethbridge in 1911. He j Baalim nad picked up the net to iras employed in the mines here j land it. when it was brought along- and later bv ilcGartn's Bakery. He is survived by his of Leth- bridge, three sons and one daugh- ter; John and James of lethhrldge, recently returned from overseas; William of Coleman; and Mrs. J. A. Miller of Medicine Hat. Many years ago Mr. Knight was knotra as an outstanding football player with thD Caledonian team here. HEADS KIWANIS "He who plants should take no chance." Insure againct HAIL LOSS. Bowman Agency Insurance Keal Estate Loans _____ of alleged, unjust trestmerTt of injuren. workmen were cited by Mr. Pirock....... The speaker conclucea that, secure 1us2ce and equiiy wnich will workers with the essentials o' life while disabled as a result o. s accidents sustained from injurie received while working within coa mines miners are determinea tha Mr Cook "must be removed iron ihat nosirion (Compensation Boara and a new charrman ao- coiafd who can act impartially j dealing trith compensation claims, and further that labor, be- j ing dissatisfied with the services o; i Farrailo, have the right; of i choice in naming a new successor to that APRIL SHIFTED In the ancient Roman calendar. April was the second month of the year. Dr. Bob Jones says: "Jesus never taught men how to make a liring, He taught them to live." WE SAY: Only three days left until the great District- -Bide Bally at Southminster Church and First p.m. Hear Bob Jones Daily Over CJOC at p-m. side. The net is a fairly large one. with a vride mouth for the mon- sters of the deep which lurk in Waierton. As the four-pounder was reeled ia close to tne boat and Mr. Baalim stood with the net ready, imagine feis surprise when a silver flash be- low revealed a big one following the little one. So iwent was the Big one that he didn't notice as Fisherman Art slipped the set be- tween them. The big feUow rushed on. into the net. Mr. Baalim lifted. Mr. Kellogg grabbed the rtm of the net and immediately the big fellow ivas about on tne bottom of the boat. He's now in deep freeze against any meat shortage next, winter. City Boy Scouts Go Under Canvas Thirty-two Lethfcridge Boy Scouts wens under canvas today. Wedaes- dav at Waterton Lakes National Park. The boys left the city Wed- nesday morning. The camp closes the afternoon of July 3. Camp chief is H. B. Eolloway of Edmonton, provincial Boy Scout executive, and camp leaders are R. Henderson. Joe Gillett and William Mprrick. Other leaders who will ijoia the camp at the week-end are iJack Rushton. .Percy Smerek. R. i Euuoa and W.-n. Domeier. Sunday J. X. EMERSON" i is visitors' day. Prominent merchant; of Pullman, j District Scout Commissioner Fred is the new president of Ki- I of Lethbridge hopes to be j ____ International. succeeding. able to visit the camp while en Eaniilton Holt of Macon, Ga. A route by car to the west coast. charter member of the Kiwams Club in his home city. Mr. Emerson elected at th? recent conven- tion in Atlantic City. v.-hich was at- tended by Dr. J. EL Bigelow. re- he will" spend the summer with his family on a vacation. DIES IX CALGARY __ __ _ Anthony Kessler. 20. Midnapore, vice-oresident, died Monday in Calgary after a and Fred Kobins of Lethbridge. lengthy illness. Ke was bora in v Winnifred and was employed as a truck driver for FreightVays Ltd. Trade Worried As Rubber-ware Workers Strike Little Stowaway Louis, Ten- Year-Old Colored Boy from Portuguese East Africa, u Lethbridf e Visitor A tea-year-old colored boy named Louis was over :he visitor in Lethbiidge rcaCie e- way he v o r h Immediate adverse effects ex- pected to be felt in the western wholesale and retail trade through J tending services at the Pentecostal strike of workers in eastern Can- eda rubber factories, distributors i said today. i vlces The industry has been on a j Louis is from to-day basis throughout the Loureace Mar- and has been unable to meet ce- i mands of the post-war period, they ,1aes' said. Delivery of fall and winter. East Africa, and supplies of such iteaas as rubber boots and overshoes usually starts July 1 and the rubber worh- ers" on strike, these shipments WU5, be suspended. Tfce distributors aSso foresaw shortages of types of rubber. footwear aixl of auto tires this win- ter unless production is resumed, soon. j Man Picket Lien TORONTO. June hotf summer sun beat down on more i han 9.000 members of the United of America I picket! arrived; at Vancouver la due time HU1, LOITIS as a etowavay, probably the est stonra-jray eter to reach, that port from Africa. He -was taken in tow by the 1m- raigratioa officials. No oss esasM. speak his language but his shy, winning smile won Mm Iriends SM a spoi in Vancouver papers. Through the press his spary reached rw> Pentecostal missionaries vbo had serred in the boy's hooielaBd. They spoke his language fiseirfy learning from the boy thai as his parents were dswi arid haute? no brothers cr sisters he decided to hide in the saS? arsa san Trtth is 10 Mai's Lasd. He was fcscsl by the crew and. treated Sow offers are coniing ia lor his adoption. Rubbers Workers (C-I.O.) as they bees around ten rubber plants in a force demands for and shorter hours. The rubber strike start- ed Monday in eight plants but tfce cr' Equine Quadrille increased pay Will Be Feature of Next Week', Rodeo-Palominos Jn Spotlight r Herman Under. Cardston ranch- in the So Copper crease of 20 cents an hour- Tuesday nigh; only three large plants remained In operation. Obituary 20 years a resl- cowboy Kid. o-smec by Eugh Cozan known Palosciro horse has won one the of which will be staged each day. It' Palcrmrxss wili be is an equine quadrille cone by six i as welL coup'es on horseback. i Copper Kid has beer acal wiH Palocaino horses will be used in be after the the quadrille, the per- rodeo, to Mr I4uder The 1 former being Bright Eyes, toport- 1 ed fay the Mclntyre Ranching Co. and cow owned by Jen.' This horse was raised by W. R. i price rsEs into four figures. Davis of Sterling City. Texas, the dent of Lethbridge. Mii! Mary Ana oldest Palosiino breeder in the Thomson of Calgary died in a Cal- United States. Ke is part quarter gary hospital Tuesday morning at i horse and thoroughbred. Since he! the" age of 70, has been owned by Mr. Puckett he She was born in Pickering county, j has been beaten in tie show Ontario, and moved to Lethbridge rjng and was crowned champion of! in 1922. She lived m Lethbridge Canada. up till three and a half years ago. She was a member of Rebekah of Brigh; Syes. lodse Ko. 4i of Lethbridge and the United Church of Canada. Thomson is survived bv .wo brothers. Wilkie. Vancouver, and) Herbert in Thomdale. Ctat.: a. niece.; Mrs. V. K. Gartou. Calgary, and a i nephew, James Thomson, Mont. The remains were fcrwarded to Marua Bros, here for service and interment. A three-year-old fUly, daughter also perform MAXY ATTEND KITES A large group of friends attended High Kequiem Mass in St. Patrick's church Tuesday morning for the late Miss Anne Vrecko of Picture Members of the Col-1 legiate Cadet Corps No. 301. uncer. the command o" Lt. EL R. BorgaL, will leave the city at pjn. on Saturday, June 29. to attend tfce! annual "cadet camp at Sarcee. The cadets will be ia camp from- June 30 to July 10. and during that I tune the boys win tase par; in a; Yon can't enjoy ra without risoal comfort TONE RAY SUNGLASSES Morris Barrett HARDWARE DOST FORGET VICTORY RALLY RODEO, JULY 4-5-6 Butte. who died at her home Friday, varied program, including "nie Rev- J- H- Smith officiated ELECTRIC MOTOR SERVICE We increase quality and decrease prices by using machines on niotor repair. 53.501) BUILDING PEK3IIT Building permit, valued as S3.500 for an addition to ihe Ellison Mill- ing Company's plant at 1301 2nd Ave. S.. has been taken out at the city hall. Construction will be of cinder brick material. MFKENZfe ITD. Mimeographing All Work Carefully Done J. S. BROWN Brown's Musical Supplies Lethbridee FO. WALLIS HOME j and a beautiful display of was in evidence. Prior to demonstrations and sports. They will line up on the station. platform here at p.m. for roll Flying Officer Syd Wallis. native son of Lethbridge and a member of the R.C.A.F. for the past few years, returned home this. Wednesday morn- ing, after serving overseas. committal rites In St. Patrick's call before boarding the train. All cemeterv. as a mark of special cadets should carry a haversack lunch with them, as nothing will be c- respect "a hyian was sung !n the i native language of the deceased girl. Pallbearers included: John Chrup- i ka. Louis ChniDka. Tony Barvir. Bohus Barvir. V.llliam Cluna. Louis' Bencl. Martin Bros, were directors', served on the train. FARMERS Crops that are damaged are hard to iasnre. Place your hail insurance now. Wise, oovtt With Ires cf funeral service. WHITE SIDE WALLS Improve the appearance of TOOT car. Metal, whitj enamel disks, will not scratch or rub the curb. Trimbles for Tires 316 lllh Street South Phone 2007 OFFICE NEWS Bates Perforators are back After a lonf absence we suggest yon set one. Easy to operate. Price extra Commercial Printers Office tf ittCrS Ltd. Typewriter Sales juid Serrice Seventh Street S. Supina Mercantile Bargain Specialists 4Hk k utr-v DfTTr'UE'D t A tirr t> lOfc-. U7IT A D tAC.C PHONESr GROCERIES, 276S AND 2966; BUTCHER, 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, 3456 WOOL TWEEDS DRESS PANTS Fashionable dress pants, well tailored from all-wool tweeds in smart shades of brown and grey patterned in attractive herring- bone weaves. Waist sizes, 30 to 36. Per BLACK ELK WORK BOOTS Strong- work boots made with uppers of stout black elk in plain toe outside counter style. Finished with BOYS' TROPICAL HELMETS targe brimmed sun helmets made from papier mache adjustable bead band. Each genuine welted soles and half rubber heels. D width. Sizes 7 to Pair Boys' Camp Shoes >rown leather uppers and Golf Hose Two-Piece BUTCHER BOY OUTFITS CorLEistiEg of overalls and box style blouse, -srell macs from lightweight decani- Colors, light ar.d medium blue. Sizes 3 10 6. LADIES' COOL SUMMER PLAY SUITS Ideal for summer sports, camping- or vacationing, these smart looking- prac- tical play suits are musts for the modern girl's wardrobe. Consisting of shorts and midriff with detachable broomstick skirts, they are beautifully made from spun rayon, patterned in colorful floral designs. Colors: Blue, rose or turquoise. Sizes 12 to 18. Per GIRLS' SHOES "Cavalcade Loafers" made with good quality brown calf uppers, leather soles and heeis. Strap and buckle fastening. Sizes 4 to 0. GROCERY NEWS AMAZING NEW DENTAL LIQUID 3 or 3 drops bfuihing keeps youf doitling your moirtfi fresh, breath LARGE SIZE may Onifct "Siure Snordir Lcn of bit cu Jl C.B.C, Sseyoax ndso Iminf SOT MAPLE BUTTER, Pure. Russsil's. Per tin..... 1X0 Coupons'1 CHOCOLATE FLAVORED STKCT, Dasay Boy. Per bottls LE3IO.V JUICE. Trse tins for 50c 25c Comfortable camp shoes made -Kith brown leather uppers and geciune Goocyear rubber soles arc heels, iloecasin style vamps. Sizes 1 to 5. Per pair ANGORA WOOL New shipment of enow angora wool :n shades of turquoise, powder blue, medium blue, pink, yel- low and white. Quarter- ounce balls. Per 49c BOTTLE BRUSHES LADIES' BATHING SUITS Ultra-modern swim suits, featuring- the most popular models from famous beaches. One- and two-piece styles in a full range of sizes. Priced Cotton golf hose in three-quarter length in biue-grey shade, with contrasting turn-down tops. Sizes 7 to Per pair Long flexible metal-handled bottle brushes with quality bristles. Each ioc FRESH FRUITS and VEGETABLES CELERY, California, Per Ib.....140 LETTUCE, solid heads..............2 for 29C ORANGES 392 size doz. 85c 288 size.........2 doz. 85c 176 size. Per dozen.....69c GRAPEFRUIT 126 size.........5 for 29c 80 size..........3 for 29c PLUMS, fresh, new crop. Per Ib. CANTALOUPES................2 for 49c APRICOTS, fresh, new crop. Lb. 25c WATERMELONS. Per _ WSPA PERfl fi C H ;