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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta MonJny, Motth 20, 1972 THE UtHBRIDGE HERAtD _ 13 SPORTSMEN HONORED Crowsnesl Pass members of Ihe Coleman Fish ond Gome association were honored before more than 60 people, at the recent annual trophy night. Receiving awards were, from left, secretary All Phillips, Wilf lacroix, John Perozak, Donald Filafilo, lorne Plonle, Bob Collon, Bob Williams, Harry Scaba, and Bob Salant. Mr. Colton also received the Andy Dow Memorial Trophy for having the highest aggregate score. ff ftf j r iff Pythian Sisters donate to Sunshine Bag project Power lines are hazard pilots COAIiDALE (UN'S) At its (o grand temple, recent meeting the Coaldale Pythian Sister-; Sunset Temple No. 6 decided io donate S100 to the Sunshine Hag project ef the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital. The allurislie committee re- f previously, tiers on the roll-call. held by Mrs. Beth Baldry, will; A total of 85 sick now be filled by Mrs. Dorothy ship calls were mai say CHANBROOK East Kcotcnay Aviation Conn- i oil, formed to represent flying j i interests of the area, will op- pose additional high tension j B.C. Hydro lines in the vicinity of the Cranbrook airport. Rock covers coal NATAL (1INS) One of the most important, yet lesser known aspects of removing; large amounts of coal from the Kaiser ReMimCcs Jjinutcd op oration near Sparwood in the; Rocy Mountains is removal of that which gave the mountains their name, rock How do you remove millions of fons of rock economically and whore do you put it when you have removed it to uncov- er the coal? It's done with drills. Without them none of the giant loaders, dragline dozers or other unils can move rock. Drills chew their way through as much as loO feet of solid rock to allow placing of explosives which shatter the rock and reduce it to manage- able size. KRL has five drills on the job, a die-sel-electric unit which can bore a hole nine end scven- eighths inches in diameter and four completely electrical units, each of which bores a hole inches in diameter. Each can penetrate the shale 1 and sandstone overburden at the KRL site at the rate of ap- i proximately a foot per minute. 5 The bils on the drills use either a steel tooth bil or 1 tungsten carbide Hpped bits, depending on what is encoun- tered, and may be forced down by using the weight of the drill, i i a factor which can exert as much as pounds of pres- quested gifts of maga- zines and games for the South- land Nursing Home, Leth- bridge. Also wanted are a b 1 a c k- board and loys for the Oliver House and Dorothy G o o d e r School, Lethbridge. Articles for donation may he left at the home of Mrs. Beth Baldry, lBll-21st St.. Coaldale, or with any temple member. The office of correspondent Pickering. sick and friend-] It rTercr removal made by mem-; n! the piling Cranbrook-Kim- hers during the past month. nne jt The report of Ihe local tern- Ssvcval members offered to; Constjtulc3 a pie's activities will be present- j assist with the bake sale j Easl Kootcnay Regional ed at the grand temple conven- lion at Lethbridge March 20. and 27 by Mrs. Fred (Molly) I chen. Attend workshop FORT MACLEOD (Special) be helrl at the Park Plaza! _LM and I. Fieger c (.unveil- raise funds for a stove in the March 2r> Sportsplex recreation hall kit- Burton, local delegate. Most members indicated they would attend Ihe convention to Motor Hotel, Lethbridge. attended a recent provincial Mrs. Hay (Violet) Pern' and' for recreation beards Mrs. Esther Corey received life j Of Allwrla at Banff. membership certificates pre- 1 ]t Wns sponsored by the de- sented by Mrs. Beth Baldry, j partment of culture, youth and J" most excellent chief. There are now six life mem- recreation. Some 80 boards were represented. NO. 1 THE FLEXIBLE SAFETY loin the new breeiJ anil see what Miehtlln-X can do for you. It pays to riile on No. 1. HICHEUH-X PASSENfim THE STEEL BlUEO RAOIAU WORLD'S NO. 1 RADIAL ONE WEEK SPECIAL! FREE WHEEL BALANCE WITH THE PURCHASE OF A SET OF 4 MICHELIN RADIAtS NORTH LETKBRIDGE MO-TIRES 305 13th STREET N. PHONE 327-3181 District has received some mu- nicipal endorsatibn in its pro- test against Ihe second B.C. Hydro Cranbrook Kimberley line which was scheduled for ah alternative route. Its theory is that a parallel line to the existing one is bet- ter practice. Pilots are asking location in the Crowsnest Pass area of a remote-control communication facility to link radio-equipped aircraft with ground communi- cation systems. The drills turn at about to 60 revolutions a minute. Although the chips are blown r out of the driU hole by air pres- sure, a certain amount of, I water is fed into the hole, also, hi order to reduce dust. This is one area where the skill and knowledge of the driller plays a vita! role. Too little wafer and he has a dust problem, too much water and he has a .sludge which could ctog his drill bit. Good experienced drillers were not easy to come by when the KRL operations began, but Ihc company began training on the job ar.d this is now the main source of supply for dril- lers. After the drills bore a series of holes in the rock, the plosive medium is introduced. ports. The proposal points out thai At KRL, the Dupont Company i private aircraft are without j of Canada does this. The blast-' any ground communication ac- i ing agents are either alum- cess in the 180 miles between I or 3 mixture 01 Uthbridge nnd Cranbrook air- ammonium nitrate and fuel oil, which, are loaded into the boles from pumper trucks. Unlike dynamite, lire blast- ing agent cannot bo. detonated by blasting caps, so four or five primers are introduced j into each hole at regular inter- vals and connected to each' otter by prima cord, which could be described as an ex- tremely fast-acting fuse. On the day selected for del- Culley rink spiel NORLEFORD (5060311 Winner o[ the jackpot bonspiel was the Ray Culley rink of they defeated the Gus Fomrades rink, also of onaling, the holes are all con- necled by prima cord and fired from one point by electri- j j cal blasting caps. Largest blast set off to dale required pounds of blasting agent and shattered bank cubic yards nf rock. A normal blast involves anywhere from 130 Io 200 hoies. Lelhbridge. Suppoting Culiey was R. Quittenbaum, Ruck Spencer and T. Rarby. Tha "B" section was tied after 10 ends and skips Ron Fix, Nobleford nnd Al Layton, Lethbridgc agreed to split I ho prizc money. STEP by STEP students get jobs Councillor Peter and his employees' commiUcc will study possible projects to be subm'itled when it meets COALDALE (HNS) Prem- ier Peter IxJUghecd recently informed council by letter about a new program to pro- vide temporary summer em- 1 Monday, March 20 ployment for students. The program is "STEP" which stands for Summer Tem- porary Employment Program. "It is designed not only to provide employment for stu- dents, but also to involve (hem in worthwhile projects which Mill bo satisfying both to the 1 and to (he slu- MacLean elected GRANl'M (IfNSl Top fin- municipalitilcs and to Ine slu- nual meeting of the Knox Prcs- dents wrote the premier. byterian Church of Jumbo T I__ ____ L-l.l _l l.nwn Town officials were urged to submit as many project pro ley was held at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Calderwood. posals to the STEP office be- Rev. G. N. Peters led Ihc rlc- fore April. i votion and was chairman for The cabinet committee the meeting. wished to determine projects The church report was given approved by the second week by .lack Mackintosh. in April. "Mr. Peters read thn follow- Projects were Io be for-1 ing rcporls: Ladies' Aid. pre- wardcd Io R. W. Dowling. Dr. pared by Mrs. .1. Mnckintosh; A. E. llohol and 11. A. Schmid, WMS, D. Maclx-an; 'STEP committee members friendship and service. Mrs. U. i Peter Ixnighccd said: "It Sunday School, fiot the intention of the pro-! na Jean Mackintosh: young gram to simply sulxstitute pro- j people, Cathy Vcenland. vincial approval for work The new board of managers: which municipalities would be j c.hfiirman, Duncan Maclean; undertaking this summer in the normal course of events. Jr., Mrs. R. Poelman, llrvee Project approvals will at- and CamplxMl Mnc- tempt to ensure thai Ihe em- kinlosh. ployment generated uili in ad- j Rrcnda Veenland and dition to what would have gone I.Jean Mackintosh are the Sun-1 on this summer." day vSchool teaclKra. Dave Curie, Donald Douglas, Whatever You Need Any Tim. The Lethbridge Herald You can be sure your Ads will reach just about every- one you want to reach; They won't be driving, they won't be sleep- ing-or talking! ANYTIM Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday Till p.m. The Lethbridge Herald ;