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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY 16, 1946 Soon Take Off Pickcters ALL QUIET AS LOGGERS DOWN TOOLS AT EASTKOOTENAY CAMPS CRANBROOK. 45 four mill operations In the Cran- brook district closed without inci- dent when the International Wood- workers of America strike went into effect at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning. Union pickeiers remain- ed on the job for only a half hour or so until it became apparent none of the onerators intended to op- pose the strike in any way. During the afternoon the men from the logging camps operated by these companies within a 25- niile range began to arrive in Cran- brook, and she business section, on its regular Wednesday afternoon closure filled quickly with small groups of men but, there was little excitement attached to ihe gath- erings in the afternoon. At-the Sash and Door operations about 135 men are eSected by the tie-up while closure of Cranorook Cartage and Transfer eSects about 75 including the separately op- erated Galloway about 50 more men are effected at. Cranbrook saw- mills and about 30 at the Barr and Kennelly operations. The shut- down began promptly at 11 o'clock and continued without haste for the next hour, some of the workers obviously stopping work with re- gret, but in no local case was com- pulsion used to take men out or keep them. First Since 1920 This is the first, industrial strike in the Cranbrook district since the I.W.W. strike in the early 1920's. Mine Workers of America have been long-established in the Crow's Nest Pass, and the Interna- tional Union of Mine, Mill ana Oldtimers Say This Spring Is Like Thartof 1915 SEVEN PERSONS. CHXS) A number of old timers say "this spring is just like So curious- ly your correspondent looked up the nieieorologieai record for April. local as their certi- and oj that year. No have :h----------- __ fied bargaining agent no coniracs j menjj0n is made of high winds, but between labor and nsanagement in to a diary, there was con- the industry has ever been signed. gjtjerabie Tsind in April. The precipi- Tbe regional war labor ooard for April no April. The precipi 3S .02 on the oth, moisture until May e regona clamped dosra on about 20 opera- j tors in the early fall of 194o and j 13th vbBa ir SJaried to rain and Sned them lor paying some oi their for ceil- DISTRICT NEWS PAGE FIVE Busy Southern Alberta CAFE CHANGES HANDS CHAMPION. (HNS) The former Strand Cafe has recently changed hands and is now operat- ing under the name of National Cafe. MII3IARY CONFERENCE Bamwell ward Primary conference was held Sunday night at the church, with Pres. Lucille Pierson in charge. The theme of the conference was "Love" and this was impressively n-orkers in excess of ihe rage ceil- j iag. Soon after tJiJs the depart- Ili nSr lim. JJQJJ soj-gj eve day w'tij 1 WEDD1XG DAXCE mini of labor for the province a of 4.14. 1 somewhat offset The usual sports events -soil be 'Hat Landmark 1MILL RATE BOOST tees Hands FORECAST AT MSDICIN3 in- in the revenue estimates liberal severe considerable damage to the gar- announced as the The board demand. higher school camp Council decided to which establishments the city de- decs in this district, lilacs were! Huckvaie block is one of the oldes-, Arrange a meeting the school rived some SSO.QOQ lass year." The frozen, caraganas damaged and business blocks in the city having board to discuss the reasons behind j comptroller advised that all uf many perennial flowers were harm- ed. SOIDS early wheat suffered a setback. The uils by Hooper and Hack-rate I the increased demand before reserves be left subject- to increased i 1914. 1 rntpjv establishing null revenues to provide for same at the i II not "srha: The school board is asking the year-end. A profit of on "s6 the ouildin? will be put. to as-council to provide S130.000 this year utilities for 1945 was noted in the GRANUM. (faNS) The left for a shpn schco! purposes as agaiES> report. a; the coass during the week-' :a 1S45? The Sve-mill raise over On motion Aid. D. S. Haw- last year means thai the ratepayers theme and "W. M. Rae the coaccfl rfat will asked TO Dav decided to the school board to farmers r M c, fed Sancay nignt and men. i end. i Mr. last of talent. A suitable gift -seas presented I as the purchaser of a portion at the of 43 mills. :o pay s decided to toe school board May 16 to discuss the increased de- jisstments upward in some cate- gories of work were fcy the war labor board, bat not to a wide extent, Members continuing to pay zheir regular dues to the union after this are alleged to have dwin- dled to some extent. Union members and non-memoers alike appear to disapprove of refusal of management ;o accept a! June. 4.39; 1.38: August! April. 1.25; July. 4.13; August, 5.41, a total of 19J96 inches. In 1941. when the country had another good vear. the precipitation for April was .79: May. 252; June, .63; Ju'v. J.5; August, 1.27. total, 1942. April. .31; THKtE INCHES OF evening is started to K RSTLAW (HNS) taat J District and shorJv after------ commenced falling during the nignt. turned to a we; which con 5 of the city market, place. Arrange-, Alderman H. C. Blac-k, perennial maud of the board, znents for the saJe of tfee property chairman of the fiance and assess- j------ were made at a rather heated ajent committee, is confined to has- ing of the city council en April 29 and regrei at. his absence when Aldernies Rae and Biack tan- expressed by the alderman in their! O> Sur- S5ed rerbaliv over the discusxon of the city's financial S i Cantaluii has since been ad-.i problems. covered the ground Monday mom-_____ _ ing. May 13. to a depth of three j on Monday inches, regestering one-half inch .M.. ,_. ________________ ,.______ In the absence of by "Belter that :he council Black, Alderman S. F. Scots read a A-hich con- J was not enntied :o sell this prop- from Comptroller A. T. tinued ail night around 10 erty owing to a clause the civic winch outlined the estimated ex- o'clock on Monday The charter which prevents the and revenue for tins SWEET AEE USES OF ADVEKSiTY TO FARMERS _____ mcturevras eery this from disposing of lanes acquired for year. e cos- Legge pointed out _ ed at. Kimberley. The I-W.A. has been chartered for less than two years in East Kootenay. With organization of woodworkers In Eass Kootenay carried on under special wartime conditions erratic labor-management situation have developed over iis short career. Ini- tial interest among the esiinsatea lumber employees in organ- ization was strong, the I.W.A- the local 91-405 which covers East Koot- enay, claims 70 per cent as signed members. Though 23 the ____ provincial arbitration board rulm; made recently ia a test case. Cran- brook Cartage and Transfer em- ployees had the union local certi- fied as their bargaining agent iir February, 1945. and verbal agree- ment on terms was reached but ac- tual signing was postponed a num- i ber of times and at the union's re-1 quest an arbitration board was ap- j pointed. It ruled last month in favor of signing the contract and] management refused to accept the j ruling. Management is closely organized j in the Interior Lumber Operators! association, affiliated the j dian Manufacturers asso c i a t i o while the union is affiliated with the CJ.O. ?.g3: total. 536 inches. A heavy frost on Wednesday and Thursday of las; week killed vines n- that in drawing io "he budget the victory. So when The hard damage to crops. moisture, thai very welcome.! time, and the 33 cf an :nch of pre- t a specific purpose without the By noon the snow had all disap- cipitation which was received soak-! sent of the ratepayers. It peared. soaking into the ground, j ed down about two inches and will; known what acncn will be taken usual policy of conservative The temperature as 2 pja. was 42 be a greal to the wheat in by Mr. Cantaiini as certain ex- degrees from a low of 32 degrees at i this district. j penses were incurred sn STOKE HAS NEW PROPRIETOR 3 proposed :o be !o- on thls HIGH Farmers are very on salvaging something: out cf caiaaaity. and cheating na- tare out of any complete no lasting SpOXSORS SPORTS DAY I BOVT ISLAND. Mr.! GRANUM. The i and Mrs. F. MeHec and famUy of are Anglican Ladies Honor Mrs. G. Hahn at Farewell Mrs. Sisson Of Champion Passes. CHAMPION. (HNS) Mrs. Marian Alice Sisson, wife of Rank j Sisson, passed away at the Carman- gay hospital on Wednesday, May S. She was born ia Brighton, Eng- land, on January 21, 1885, and came to Canada in 1910. She married Frank SL-son in 1312. Honor War Vets the school grounds commencing at Mr. Mellen is r.ow proprietor cf the'. one pjn. on Wednesday. May 21. i local Red and Wr.ite siore. IWerleyYote Set For May 20 Out' Twice i LOMOND Sr.ow was welcomed by and house- j or. Sur.day evening. 1 Housewives have frosts of Jast. -sreek covered tanks with a depth of ice. they broke up the :ce and used it in the freesers to make ice cream for dinner. They do the same after a heaw storm in the summer time. Most of the early stuS in the gardens was" b'sckened by frost, but '.here is not much expecta- KIMBEHLEY. B.C. (HNS) The city council here is unani- mously endorsing four money by- Services were held at the United] laws on which ratepayers will vote BOW ISLAND. Sakey, who has spent the pass four A delightful eveaicg was spent on rears ia Hamilton. Ont.. returned Friday when the to Milk River Wednesday on busi- i enteriained their ness. He left for Lethbridge Satur- day en route to Salmon Arm, 8.C.. where he plans to spend some time with Mr. and Mrs. Mike Lurrx Be- fore leaving he sold his former home to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Kerr. They plan to move in soon and do i some improving. Ritchie Paterson Company CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUDITORS P.O. BOX 940. 5 and 6 ACADIA BLDG. TELEPHONE 2619 612 THIRD AVE. S. CENTRAL ALBERTA CATTLE BREEDERS ASSN. Fair Grounds, Lacombe, Alberta PURE BRED BULL SALE May 30th and 31st, 1946 May 30th of Aberdeen-Angus Bulls and Shorthorn Bulls. May- 31st of Hereford Bulls and Females of all breeds. Offering Bulls Females 40 9 Shorthorns '9 Herefords...................... 140 eight special C.GJC.T. group mothers and guests at their an- for to buy the city's tricitr from the Zast Kootenay Power Company, the distributing facilities and rights for electricity owned by the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, and the city crater supply and works also owned by the company. Tenders Called For High River Clinic Co-operative Boys Pincher Store PINCBER i bail game between Burcet; and Bow Island teams and was won by: Burdett. Foot races and contests the; children were run off. with :he- youngsters enjoying keen conipeu-1 aon. Dlaved ___ nouncement was made in Pincher j OUJ- wmriers and by this tune a very Creek this week that McRoberts, crowd was on hand and the. Company, general store, had been ladies at the booth were very busy purchased by the Pmcher Creek jelling ho; dogs. HIGH (HNS) nual mothers' and daughters' ban- i quer. The long table was attractively sec with rose corsages by each plate and bright bouquet of tu- lips and snapdragons as a centre- piece. After the C.GJLT. blessing was sung. llrs. Dick said grace and the banauet was served to the 30 guests. Special guests included. Miss H. JBaftling. Miss Tsshirna. Mrs. E. j High River. His most recent; pro- I Dick. Miss Redelle Court. Mrs. B. j Ject is the building of a modern Branch, Miss "vVeiler. Mrs. S. C. dime for the local doctors. He has Russen and Miss Leitchfielc. called for tenders for this build- Theima Dow proposed the toast jgg -srhich will be approximately ICO to the mothers and Mrs. E. Dick feet bv 50 feet, -svith the latest in resDonced. Miss Bartlinr Co-operative Association. Limited. The 'business will change hands at the beginning of June. McRoberts A black cloud appeared ia the- north and in the course 01 a minutes the sports were disrupted; was leaving the j ier of High River, who recently sold ware, grocery, geru s his moving picture theatre to Earl! and ladies' wear departments. At Lewis of is reinvesting in 1 one iirne UK -Aat. known as the ___ _ _ f _.. __...___ ____ Fraser-M Company. a sing-song was enjoyed. Missions Supervisor To Be Chnrch Speaker I BOW ISLAND. (HNS) I Mother's Day vras observed in St. j Andrew's United church on Sunday morning with a joint Sunday school and church service. A duet was rendered by Miss Aves Seval- rud and Mrs. B. McMurray. The theme of the service was "Together We Build Our Homes." Rev. Dr. R. J. McDonald, mem- ber of the general council of the United church of Canada, and suDerintendent of missions for southern Alberta and Saskatche- wan. will be the guest speaker at j St. Andrew's United church, Bow Island on Sunday. May 19 at 11 i ar.d in Burdett at 8 pjn. He is stopping at Bow Island en routs IT'S BRISK THE WHOLE WORLD OVER! "Harry's been around he says he's had tea in every port but has never yet met anything to beat brisk tasting Lipton's It's that brisk flavour that makes Lipton's the most popular tea in the world. Ordinary teas seem dull and flat-tasting, once you've tried the lively, refreshing, full-bodied flavour of Lipton's, always so tangy and spirited, never flat or insipid. Change to Lipton's the tea with that lively, brisk flavour. the architect's plans, and progress in building v.iil go forward as fast as materials become available. The site is veil located, a few- steps j MIA Amazed By street. The architects are Company established business at the j and everyone wai> j present location in 1S16 and it was j grounds as it turned out to be one carried on by the late W. J. Me- of the very bad dusi storms which i Roberts and since his death by the southern Alberta is experiencing R TV- estate. The store contains hard- j this year. There were two more bail games j on the sports agenda which had to be called" off. I However, it takes more than a dust storm to dampen the spirits of the people in this district when thev are in holiday mood, and when. K u-as time for the big dacce. the hall was crowded to capacity and all enjoyed the evening. It lunch time, a halt was called and Mayor F. J. Halpin welcomed the service men and women home to our district and welcomed those from other districts to Bow Island. M.L-4. Is Speaker Mrs. E. B. Thurston. gave a short address of appreciation to HIGH RIVER. CHNS1 Ivan from Main street but on a quiet Casey, Mi_A.. speaking to a local __ _ i or? nT tnti- the service men and women, and mimeciate personal concern. She was assisted in the is frequently brought home to the restaurant of Lein r-cy. and is busy reconverting it througnout as iio-to-date dru? store for Charhe Lavcraft of Lavcraft's Drug Stove. High Ri-.er. Work is progressing well and Mr. Lavcraft will be able to move in shortly. Further cement- ing his High River ties, Mr. Ty: has purchased the attract George Mclrvine on ttives. very limited interest or may bring a deluge of here and close to addresses have been Forty town Bur- home of lieorge on ins me commutee ;i: side of Mr. and Mrs Mclmr.e SPC rangements for both parties have bough: a home in Calsary. iir. n, h r iirrortar' o' pnsea Mrs. R. G. cna.r T_ T, n? -Iva I Ui. litC lfO.Hk j i Mclrvine nas been chairman ol the ....--'Mrs. vioia Edmonton, where the Alberta encouragement of junior farm clubs j of assessmer.is" jronference is being hela this year. and all junior actiivties of the town, j legislat i t The committee in charge of ar- com- rman: Mrs. Vioia Calder. anc Halpin. H. Gregg. Mrs. -ork. Mrs. W. Green, p Sirs! F "Thurston. F. W. Brown Culler.. The committee members Tour first dish of Snreddies leads to many more dishes of Shreddies. because these tasty crunchy morsels axe not only swell to eat, but are just the dung to suoply eaergv to active folks. And "often" means more than every breakfast. Shreddies are good at any meal between meals or before bedtime. Have "Shreddies open. witn widely conflicting viewpoints ex- j preyed In the speaker's opinion the Alberta laoor are flexiole than are those in most provinces, ulth the govermnent in- I clined to let labor and industry I -arorfc out their ou-c problems to the to E. A. Nilsson Dies At Provo, Utah RAYMOND. (HNS) Edgar __________________ _____________ Andrew Nilsson. son of the late Mr. j greatest possible degree. The much- and Mrs. Christopher Nilsson. pio- discussed 40-hour would have their thanks for ail and a special note to ,no helped famcially, as rnn LEAVE FUK CHAMPION. Mrs Daie, of 31, 1837, at Munroe. Utah, he came i "curiously, he remarked, the fin- to their home in Vancouver :or a to Canada with his parents in 1991. ance bil! wnch involves a tremer.- 1 month's stay. being raised arid educated in the (jous amount of money, was cis- i posed of terv quicklv with only a j CHAMPION MOISTURE j mJnu'es'" debate." Bv contrast, CHEESE DAINTIES To perk up any parry cheese tid-faits made by spreading cheese on Shreddies, putting them on a cookie sheet and pop- piegihcia in iheo-.ea for 2 few rnintues. t ia d-iAfj Raymond district and iater at- tendins the BY.U. at Provo, Utah. In 1915 he married Miss Lavem Sow-by of Nephi. Utah, and for some years they farmed m the Kaymor.d district, later moving to i Picture Butte to operate the sugar i factory boarding house during the _ construction of the factory. Among members of the family left to mourn are: the youngest son. Lif.dsy. w-ho has just returned f-oir. operations in the Pacific: Mrs. Margaret Bor.ella and Mr. Ted tr-o reside in Angeles. O'.ive i Sirs. Douglas Smit'n) died in Vancouver. Nov. 1. 1943. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs M Ailred and Ernest of Ravmord. Bert of L-ethbncge. Mrs j" H. Ford. Arthur and Cluster of Utah. CHAMPION MOISTURE CHAMPION. 'HNS) The a hot discussion on uolves occupied moisture report from the ram last j half a day Monday was .27 inches. "S'ntddsa is a rtgislertd ira THE CANADIAN SHREDDED WHEAT COMPANY, LTD. NfAGARA FALLS, CANADA Champion Home-SchocT. i Association Meets i The Home and School Association held its regular monthly meeting M3y II with Mrs J. D. prefiaer.t. :n the Correspond- ence reiiardir.? obtaining the services a health to ate and -.nocu'.ate the school chil- read. This matter was left over for the fall work. A nominations committee con- sisting of Mrs Ha-serton as con- vener, Mrs Stewart. Mrs. Little. will act ar.d prov.de a slate of offi- cers to be oaUoted en at the Jure meeting, which w.ll be held on the second Monday. June 10. The secre- tary was instructed to purchase a tor the school from the association. i Kcnder.-on her report' on the convention at Olds. J Lunch was served by Mrs. Stew- art. Mrs. Schultz, Mrs. Dilto and Mrs. Schauernaan. i MARSHALL-WE LLS PAINT MADE THIS A MODEL FARM AND WILL KEEP IT A MODEL FARM FOR YEARS TO COME! LET MARSHALL-WELLS MAKE YOURS A MODEL FARM, TOO- MARSHALL-WELLS PAINTS AND VARNISHES COME IN ALL SHADES AND FOR ALL PURPOSES. THERE'S A COMPLETE MARSHALL-WELLS DEPARTMENT AT General Farm Supplies 1621 Third Ave. S. SPAPFRf ;