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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY MUST MAKE BOXES TO SAVE FRUIT CROP CRESTON, B-C- A Mr. Parkin, district chairman of composite meeting of union lumber the LW.A. stated his union was con- j J operators and fruit officials met in cerned with the local fruit crop. He the KJP. hall Thursday night to see stated that, arbitration and conciUa- WOMEN if some agreement could be arrived at io have the box factory of the Creslon Saw-mills Limited opened io manufacture boxes io save this rears fruit crops. The meeting after various officials had spoken came to no agreement, although at the suggestion of Guy Constable, chairman three representatives from the "I.WJL, sawmill and fruiimen will meet in earners! later to see if a solution cannot be" worked out. W. McLL Cooper, manager of the Creston Co-operative Fruit Ex- change appealed to the meeting to have boxes made. He said the larg- est crop in the valley's history vras cooling off and half a million apple boxes were needed. He showed that the mills operators were Killing to co-operate one hundred per cent to tion was a stall. He stated that the union was will- insf to negotiate and do J even to work overtime, if union men f wished, to give boxes to the iruit men. if negotiations can be carried. out in this district. JEFFERSON Undaunted by the local labor shortage, district women banded together and put the finishing touches on a new- ly erected machine shop here. The large building was shingled in jig time and is now ready for installation of machinery. Orcntt Back From Muskox Mission CARDSTOX. CHNS) John Orcuu, son of Harry Orcatt. of Cardston and formerly of Del Borata. arrived in Ca-dston Tues- day evening after taking part in Pioneer Of Pass Called By Death DISTRICT NEWS PAGE FIVE Town Property Busy Southern Alberta vw RAYMOND PREPARES FOR ANNUAL RODEO TO OFEX FLAJJT came letter would have cost CARDSTON (HNS) Winston j pengos. 1 __________ Gregson is leaving this week for i WHEAT NOT YET SFKOL'TED i HIGH Pro- Barnwell to manage and operate a snow- -yecvs committee of the High River j dry cleaning olant there. For the: storm which blanketed this pars of council presented a list of past few months Mr. Gregson has j the country during the week, did i properties which had n employed at the Cardston; much to encourage district, farmers.' disposed of since the new Tailors. SUKVEYORS ARRIVE Ripley. surveyors from Calgary, in Cardston this week, surveying as -35 inch corded- the Muskox operation force in the north. John volunteered a; Calgary He was then sent get the necessary fruit containers out. Al Farstad. partner opera tcr of the sawmills stated he was stand- ing behind the fanner and showed on Nov. 3. He was then sent the box factory of any plant to Camp Shilo for 'special tram- ing and later to Churchill for training in building of snow huts. He was stationed at Churchill for over two months driving a truck and supplying ihe movuig force. He was in a separate category. Save the Crop Mr. Kennedy, official of the local district union stated "that, if no agreement reached, the union was agreeable to let fruit growers take over the miU, pay the 25 cents hour over going rate and work 40 hcurs per week and would not argue over union security" W. Truscott, president of the Fruit Growers appealed the disput- ing factions get together, turn out boxes and save the local crop._____ Four Escape Death When Car Plunges Into Moyie River CRESTON, B.C. (HNS) An automobile with four occupants from Cranbrook crashed into the east end of the bridge across the Moyie river this afternoon, and plunged "into the swollen waters, according to word from Kingsgaie. j No persons were killed but the !ttas experienced- occupants were badly cut and I bruised- All were taken to hos- j pita! at Cranbrook by car and ambulance. Police are investigat- ing. later flew to meet- the expedition beyond Copper Mines and accom- panied theni to Norman Wells. He spent considerable time at Edmon- ton loading trucks and supplies and drove trucks to Dawson Creek. Fuel Tank Blast Follows Backfire could have been a much aiore sericus loss bv fire occurred at the Geo. Woitte farm home on Wednesday lasc when a "n" oil truck, which had been delivering fuel there back- fired just as it was ready to leave ihe farm home. The fuel tank ex- ploded, and only by quick work of the nsanv workers were the build- ings saved. A great loss of fuel SPECIAL SERVICES Department of Public Works MECHANICAL BRANCH It Is expected, that salvaged electrical equipment and wiring materials will become available when emergency war project buildings are dismantled. Persons acquiring this equip- ment and materials muse take every precaution to insure that it is free from defects and suit- able for re-use before Installing in new locations. Where such, materials are used, a notice must be posted stating that they are free from defects arid are suit- able for re-use. The notice must also include the name of the person or firm responsible for the Installation. The Provincial Electrical In- spection Department will not ap- prove or accept any installations where defective salvaged ma- terials have been used. G. H. N. MOXKMAN, Deputy Minister of Public Works BARONS. (HNS) Mother's Day services of the Barons United Church were held jointly with the Sunday school on Sunday morning, with the superintendent, Harold Irwin. in charge and the Rev. Mr. W. Ward delivering the Mother's Day address. Special features were j a solo by Loreen Kotkas. and a I reading by Jean Wagness of the and senior Sunday school classes- carne to one of Alberta's widely known weekly editors in Blairmore hospi- i tal at about 5 pjn. Wednesday when Walter James Bartlett, 66, editor of ihe Blairmore Enteprrise. passed away following an illness of six months. ach of moisture was re- j There were eight building lots Much of the wneat sown i had been given free to veterans for __ ____ sold m------------------ ,_ mainly for residential purposes. The' the warn for a sewer system, Thev forthcoming, this wik be just! committee sought the approval of give complete information and I sufficient to sprout the gram, the council on this and this 1 the estimated cost of such a town t EOt enough to develop it. was given. It is the policy of the} project. i Some the peas seeaea oy the council io make the purchase price j Alberta Canning Company were lots for residences at. a reasonably 1 above the ground when the last low figure, depending on future! fjrast struck here. Ir killed some revenue in property taxation. This' of the beets, but the canning crop' has worked out very satisfactorily.' was untouched. i-c sm-en when "fhp are the RAYMOND. (HNS) The Raymond Stampede board of directors fras met and drawn up bigger and better and 2 are the upon and these have the Al- PreciDiration St. Mary's Boosts Mill Rate To 18% main issue of business at the recent Born at Curling, Newfoundland. on May 14. 1880. he grew up in that town graduating from public and high school and leaving for St. Johns, Newfoundland, where he at- tended the Methodist College. In his youth he was at one time a purser in one of the Newfound- land boatt and later entered the j REPORT Rivec protective work is always 1 budget. A rail! was lar meeting of the Home and School j was held Monday evening with a j good attendance. Mrs. May Lee! was chairman with Mrs. Ftareace .he coajmaadBJeatr'-HoMr' this sum is to be spent, and ;01 PcroSlg tendon th-v ar'd Va7 I representations nil be made to the j port 01 me provincial con.enuoa laral mpmhp- Tvan in held at Olds, in April, at which with a who enjoyed the i ernment has allowed in its 'fHcers of the estimates for protective work on the Jf the services.: Highwood, No word has reached .y addrsss, she council however OK fcow or Stampede Association. A roof TsUl be built over the new bleachers, and aoir with the old grandstand and the new, about people can be comfortably seated. With this new addition Raymond can beast one of the bess starnoede set-ups in Alberta. Jteyraond was the first town ta io stampedes, and under the direction of "ihe grand old Ray Knight, the arena was laid out. Xo-sr with the additional comfortable seating capacity and the spacious arena. rodeo patrons are assured a show second to none. Chntes RebnUt Other improvements to the grounds and buildings include new Tjy> i coat of paint, rebuilding the chutes and repairing fences. The race track has been put into fine shape, some horses are sraia- she was the delegate. to increments in salaries and tue building program. j J. S. Smith, r.ew board mesiber >t for Cardston. has been appointed s act on the committee of build- i ings and repairs. Annual inspec- newspaper business when he joined the staff of the "Newfoundland Quarterly." Came to Coteman came west in 1907. first coin- ing to Colemaa where he became associated with T. B. Brandon is the publishing of the Coleaiaa Min- er, a weekly paper. In 1909 deceased and Mr. Braa- don bought out the Frank paper from Mark Drumm and in August. 1910. he bought of Mr. Brandon. entered into partnership with J- D. S. Barrett in the Blairmore Enter- prise, having brought the Frank paper to Blairaiqre. In 1912 he dis- solved partnership with Mr. Barrett and continued to edit and manage the paper alone. He housed his plant in the second storev of what is now the Oliva building, having a sign with the "Blairmore Enterprise" boldly in- scribed upon it banging over the sidewalk in front of the buildiag. It was in 1912 that he built, his out the interests Shortly after he present building and moved plant into the new premises. his Ee TUNE UP for Spring And Enjoy Your Motoring We Specialize Tune-up Engine Repairs Brake Relining Lubrication Simonizing Seventy-Seven Service Station 320-9th Street South Phone 2823 TRUCK REPAIRS They Don't Come Too Large or Too Your truck has its part to play in keeping the wheels of reconversion turning. A "laid-up" truck can't do a job! No matter v.Tong with it we can fit it in tip-top running order. Drive in today for complete check-up. NORTH LETHBRIDGE MOTORS AND AUTO WRECKERS 313 Thirteenth Street North Phone 426? has maintained his weekly paper never missing a single issue through, good years or through depression. He vras a member of both the Canadian Weekly Newspapers asso- ciation and the Alberta Division of the C.W.NJI. He attended many of their annual conventions and was known throughout the -week- ly newspaper world in the Dominion simply as "Bart." During the past six months his health had staned io fail him and he became dependent more and more on the help of his staff and I Mrs. Bartlect who combined to get the on the street each Friday afternoon. Three weeks ago he -was forced io take to his bed and his condition became increas- ingly critical until Wednesday temoon he was taken to the Blair- more hospital where he passed quietlv away two or three hours j later, i Enthusiast Angler Pishing was his most ardent sport I and there are few streams in this i vicinity where he has not case a j line. This sport was denied him j during the past few years when j rheumatism caused him to refrain from wading the streams. j The luaeral will be held on Sun- day at pjn_ from Crow's Nest j undertaking parlors. Services will be conducted by the Rev. J. Mc- Kelvey in Central United church j with interment in Blairmore Union cemetery. Blairtnore Elks lodge is in charge of funeral arrangements. Surviving are Mrs. Bartlett, one jister, Mrs. John A. Petrie, Bishop j Palls. Newfoundland; Allan G., of Corner Brook. Nfid.; Charles B, of Curling, NSd, and Kobert B, of Detroit- Last fan Charles Bartlett of New- foundland, paid his brother a visit here for two weeks, the visit mark- ing the first time the two brothers had met in many years. TO OPFA" STORE BARONS. (HNS> Roy Day- man has purchased the Slks build- ing, formerly the Cooper and Kennedy store, and is having it renovated, prior to opening a gen- era! store on the premises. Mr. Dayman is a former Cannangay boy. who had charge of the Taylor store in Carmangay for some time before he enlisted in the Canadian active army. He has just recently returned from overseas. JEFFERSON NOTES JEFFERSON Mrs. Garth of Corin ing wiih his sister and familv, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Bracha. Uoyd Sheen left for Vancouver on Sunday, where he will visit with his sister. Mrs. C. Sommerfelt. called due to the Mr. and I r even-j where they were; death of Mrs. i attendance. of audience whl he TABER- HNS. J tf tile DOSltlon of Ryden's brother. Walter Korpi, who j passed away there on Monday. Mr.! vi-wrn Korpi was born and raised in the AAMED Barons district and his mother still resides here. WINTER WHEAT THRIVES SKIFF. In checking a 100-acre field of winter wheat this the average height was 12 GJee Club delighted several numbers.: a _____ a vocai, tov-rj limits resurfaced' :o the stan- I are dard of the rest of the road. te f of pengos is wha; to send a letter from Hungary to j Raymond. In normal tirces a pengo charge posed for the schools. The board plan in events. the near future is to establish a j Arc.-iie Terry, local carpenter, 1 storage and repair shop here at oeen awarded the Duildin? and Cardston. Transportation problems! painting contract. Already the new are wgjj underway. set the cost of the pro- I at an estimated is worth in Canadian currency about 20 cents. This means now that the Hungarian currency, due to severe inflation, has become the locai meeting of the division board ime num number has coatinu- property y not exceedin The that', imission i holders asking for; a S35.0CO. amortization ed in an advisory capacity with S. N. Francis, chairman, keeping the S_O. 6 trustee informed on local -vears- 2" interest not over school matters. pengos at our present Two vacancies EUingsoa. I returning officer, to invite comi- J money value it would be S343.000 to i nations for these. As but two men mail a letter from Hungary to rela- f were nominated. Earl EUir.ssoa and i nves or friends in Canada. One i Ray Whitney, they were "ceciarec i week ago the cost was in pengo elected, and no election will foi- value A month ago the low. VAUXHALL NOTES VAUXHAU. Strsmsmoe and (HNS) Allan; family have re- turned to Etrikom where he is busy putting in the crop on his farm. Miss Edna Diebert. who has been I visiting for some time in Card- ston and Calgary, returned home over a week ago. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Anderson are now residing close to town, north of the school. FAREWELL SERMON A. J. Bowden preached his farewell ser- Operetta Staged At Temple City At Sugar City CARDSTON ful operetta "Saucy Holland Days.' was presented here Wednesday eve- ning by the Cardston High School Glee Club in the Social Centre. This fine entertainment was under the direction of ilrs. Sarah Low. with Rhea Butler at the piano. RAYMOND. fHNSl building trade in Raymond has probably kept pace with other 1 towns hi the past 12 or IS months, i 'Well over S75.000 have been invest- i ed in labor and materials for new buildings and improvements to old j ones. j Three new modern implement: A I buildings; a new Bank of Montreal; i succes.- new service siaaons and1 man on Sunday afternoon. May 12.1 Beth Andrus in charge of cos- j He will be succeeded by Rev. Robert tumes, Kay Bretcerton. dance di- Snyder. who has been Bible Course at Eston. Sask. A prayer meeting, in the nature of a farewell party, was announced bv Mr. Bowden at the home. DISPLAY HANDIWORK Girls' Club their mothers and a VAUXHAPU. (HNS) On Thursday afternoon, ilay 9. the ,_. entertained _ _ few other ladies in the De-srhurst lialL Seven- teen guests_ were present. The girls entertained with a 'displav of the handiwork they had- completed, also an excellent program of instrumen- tal solo, grouo sinsine. vocal duets, and readings- Each mother was presented with a rose. WARNER NOTES a rector; Evelyn Wiley Card, direc- tor; Mrs. Fay Wynder in charge of the drama, and Bruce Gibb of Hill- spring in charge of lighting. The leading roles were played by Benny Olsen. Lloyt! Benuets, Mona Allred. Marylin Einman. Melvin Pitcher. Lowell Williams, Ruth Long and Laurence Head- Miss Medra Beaves and Miss Joanne Workman entertained with tap dance numbers during inter-; mission. i After the performance the mem- bers of the Glee Club presented both Mrs. Sarah Low and Mrs. Pay i Wynder with, bouquets of roses. Lloyd Bennett is president of the Cardston Glee Club. new homes are included in the building boom- Carpenters and other tradesmen are taxed to the limit to keep up 1 with the demand. Plans for the next few years, along with these improvements, include: water works j system, new line, new reservoir. sewer system. j cement sidewalks. 1 as well as improvements to she old j walks. surfacing of Main Street in the business section. OPEN The Following Hours Next Week Sunday 19th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday a.m. to p.m. These hours next week only. As arranged among dealers !t is our turn to give after regular hours service to the public. SHORT STOP AUTO SERVICE MERCURY AND LINCOLN DEALERS GENUINE FOR0 FARTS Corner 4th Avei and 8th St, Letfabridge. BARONS BRIEFS Gordon.! BARCNS. (HNS) Mr. and Sr. California, is visiting his son i ilrs- Carter of Cardston are visit- Lvle at Coaldale for a tune. I Mr. and Mrs. D- Fcrsman on i "Rex McKenzie left on Monday to i their return from Edmonton, where attend school in Calgary. they spent the weekend with their Cpl. Melvin Anderson. Calgary. son. and Mrs. Anderson and children. 'sv visited with his parents here re- cently. Mrs. C. Dunk and Mrs. J. Mc- Neely entertained the Birthday Group on Tuesday afternoon at the latter's home. HOLD FINAL MEETING "Do Lit- Ernest Silverton, former Barons resident, who has recently returned from overseas, spent a few days last week at the home of his par- ents, leaving on Monday evening to return to his duties. Mr. and Mrs. A- A. MacQuarrie i returned at the weekend, after having spent a few days in Edmon- ton with their daughter. Miss K. MacQuarrie, who graduated May tie" Club held their final meeting eth at the Edmonton General hos- of the year at the Dean Hplrovd i home on Wednesday evening in the j ilr. and JIrs. Brooks and famBy form of a hridsp nartv. haye purchased tfce Auguss Jonn_ son house and have saken up resi- dence there. Mr. Brooks is the new owner and operator of Barons form of a bridge party. SERIOUSLY ILL G. Eeny left on Monday for Orion i her father. Geo. Echrnier. of which a J. he purchased from j sing steadily, the building now be- Ed- 1 ready for stucco, na Johnson and family, who have Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lyon have pur- living at the home of Orland chased the Stevens house, formerly B' Johnson moved recently to CoaJ- i occupied by Mrs. Crow, and are "We. i having it renovated prior a and Mrs. John Me- i Laren in Calgarv last Richard Hogdon arrived' home on Friday from overseas, hav- ing been flown from England. ANNOUNCEMENT WE WILL BE OPEN FOR SALE OF GAS AND OIL AND FOR REPAIR OF TIRES UNTIL P.M. Sunday, May 19th to Saturday, May 25th Inclusive "WHERE COURTESY COUNTS' TIP TOP SERVICE STATION RALPH LEONARD, Prop. 1117 SECOXD AVE. S. PHONE 2417 Dean Ar.derson returned last week up residence there. frorn England where he has been j stationed since 16th of October, j ATTEND BARBECUE 1944. He has been in the R..C.A .F. alines; four years and r.ow is home. WARNER (HNS) Guests at the having fls-xr. across the Atlantic, barbecue recently held at the John I A fireside was held in his honor i Nelson home included: P. Zaugg of 1 Sunday night at his home. J Salt Citv. an old-time j Robert Scha'er is home again here; also Dean Bsirke of 1 after over three ysars of armv life j Salt Lake City, another at several army stations in Canada. J neighbor, recently returned from the Mr. and Mrs. A, Jensen are re- 1 Aleutians, where h? -was in ihe tumsng to Bamu-ell with their son i U.S. services, and Ward Buliman Wesley, from Card-ston recently, i of Stavely. ANNUAL MEETING of the Progressive Conservative Assn. for the Medicine Hat Constituency Will be held in the Park Hall, Medicine Hat on Thursday, May 23 at 2.30 in the afternoon Officers of the Association will be elected for the ensuinjr year. MR. RUPERT RAMSEY the leader of the Progressive Conservative Association in the Province of Saskatchewan, will be the speaker on this occasion. 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