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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta May 19, 1970 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD 3 Air And Water Pollution The Issue Kaiser Plans Program NATAL (HNS) A pollution cleanup program has Loen started by Kaiser Re- sources to eliminate sources of ail- and water pollution adja- cent to the firm's Sparwood coal mining operations. The program, under direc- tion of Edgar Kaiser Jr., cor- porate projects manager here, Phil Urso, manager of mining operations, and Ken Donald, underground was de- scribed by vice president and general manager Gerard E. Balsley. It will include, said Mr. Balsley, a continuing clean-up of the whole Michel mining area. Seeding of old waste dumps, unused stockpiles and clearing up of debris are plan- ned. At tlie same time, research into suitable plant and tree growth will continue and selec- tive planting will Experiments into take place, most suit- able plants and planting of test shrubs, grass and trees will be carried on at Kaiser's Elk Val- ley nursery. Jiri Seiner, forester from UBC, with Tony Milligan, a Scottish agriculturalist hired last fall, will be among those specializing in program which the will clean-up go all Kaiser has stated before thai much of the air pollution around Hie mining operations come from dust raised in old waste and stock piles and that by stimulating growth on these much of the area will be pollution in the curtailed. Pollu- V Roundup of District News Safety minister's wife was chairman of the COWLEY (HNS) 1971 conference will Lions Club sponsored a in Banff in tc night for adults and teen-agers of the Cowley-Lundbreck Hqll repo cently on 1 of the Albe in the Cowley Community (HNS) As Jack Walls, inspector for community hall saefly division of the receive' a grant of chan traffic board, spoke about the act wer demerit system for drivers remaining will lim motor municip Mr. Walls showed the board requested the by the Signal 30 to stress the at a recent munici that all too frequently a violations common of rules in city and highway on exempt froi Coffee was served by (HNS) to the n tion act. P lineal feet of Honor be installed here in Fietc WARNER (HNS) The circle women of the Warner Memorial Evangelical church cost will be about When budgeting, council decided to allow for capi-lal projects. Of this, the All Telephones and tenant a studied. tertained mothers and the sidewalk program mothers of the community recently in the church to repair the paving plant. At a recent meeting Hone There was a report of decided to switch conference held at Chilliwack, B.C., given by delegate planned for the paving plant to the sidewalk of devoted mor Mary Ashmore. Theme was "Faith for A New Age." There were delegates present this, another mil be required to complete :he sidewalk life in pi ng in firs y honored Winnipeg to Vancouver. Mrs. Ruby Sherman, a former costs the town per lineal foot for He was o Studies Act HNS) Herb secretary-trea- to council fe- zone conventior Urban Munici- Association at Fort can now be the size of land ire now completely a taxation accord- BW municipal taxa- Previously anything was taxable, said changes i Government housing, land (HNS) Bernard t-aid, was recent- by national head- from across Canada whose name was inscribed on Hom- age Roll No. 9 with Ms signa- ture inserted in black India ink. This scroll was heavy parch- ment with the lettering in old England script. Discuss Literature NOBLEFORD (Special) A recent meeting nf Nobleford Home and School Association was held with Mrs. Eileen Ur- vold presiding. A tape recording by Sister Margaret on literature being taught in schools in the prov- ince was heard. A discussion followed. CWL Bazaar Set BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureai The Catholic Women's Le gue here has set Nov. 7 as tl date for the annual bazaar. It will be held in the Blair more Elks Hall. Members were remined th WL regional meeting woul 3e held at Coleman Sunday May 24. The group approved a dona ion of to the Crowsnest Pas Band. Attendance prize was won b tion also is caused by smoke and dust from continuing underground and surface min- ing operations, particularly from the old cleaning plant and coke ovens at Michel. Following a complaint by Sparwood council about dust pollution from the mining plants, and about probable fu- ture pollution from the new plant, Gene Clemmer, mana- ger of Industrial and Public Relations, said that the new coal preparation plant now is running through periods when nothing but steam is being emitted from it. He said there will always be an emission from the new plant but that as the plant reaches capacity production and becomes more efficient, the emissions will not be ex- tensive. He also said that he did not expect that the emis- He was one of 18 members I Mrs. George Dau. Sunrise Ranch Provides Training For Retardates 60 Attend Horticultural Meeting COALDALE (HNS) About 60 horticultural enthusiasts at- tended the recent horticultural meeting at the Sunrise Ranch north of Coaldale. Ron Viney, President of the Lethbridge and District Horti- cultural Society, was chairman. Miss Diane Douglas, horticul- turist at the Brooks Horticul- tural Station, spoke and showed slides on ornamentals. Miss Sportsmen Protest New Strip Mine Douglas dealt with the type of i house was conducted by Dave shrubs, trees and other oma-1 Allen and Mrs. Eugene mental plants most adaptable to the climatic conditions of southern Alberta. QUESTIONS The audience was given op- portunity to pose questions to Miss Douglas. This proved to be highly Following the meeting, a tour of the Sunrise Ranch green- COALDALE (HNS) The CoaWale District Fish and Game Association is protesting development of a hew strip mine location in the Living, stone Range. At a recent meeting it was decided to send a letter of pro- test to the fish and wildlife div- ision of the provincial govern, ment. The club is opposed because it is said to be "development without control." The group's concern aboul the pollution factor involved will be expressed in Ihe letter. James McQuillan presided at the meeting.. A film depicting the pheasnat farm at Brooks was shown. Members were reminded the zone campout to be helc July 11 and 12 at the Belly River Campgrounds, Waterton Lakes. As in past jiears a large variety of activites are being planned. There is some- thing for all. Progress on the trout pond is slow but favorable. More information on this de velopment can be expected a the June 2 meeting. The executive will meet to discuss this and other business at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, in the basement of the town'of- fice building. Members of the executive are urged to attenc this meeting. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon D.coux, Resident Rep., Blairmor. Phone 562-2149 COUNTRY NEWS These Are TheletJihridge Herald Correspondents In Your Area BARONS MRS. JUNE COWIE 23, M I BUCKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY P.O Box 148 CROWSNEST PASS VERN DECOUX General Delivery ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK p.o. Box 1852 FAITH MRS. THEKtA EHNIS O.n. Contact then people for your Dittrict or Classified Advertising rash. Mr. Allen is the green house manager and Mrs. Greg orah is a volunteer assistant The Sunrise Ranch is a pro- ject of the Lethbridge and Dis trict Retarded Children's Asso- ciation. It is being established to give adult retardates the opportunity to develop skills and be active individuals within then- capabil- ities. The greenhouse is the first project on the development of the ranch. It is anticipated a residence will be built. Adult retardates will then find the ranch more accessible. Thereby a greater involvement in the greenhouse operations will be possible. A sheltered workshop is plan- ned by the association. It will be in the quonset attached to the greenhouse. There are many types of houseplants and bedding plants grown in the greenhouse. Dur- ing the tour it was noted that ripe tomatoes had been harvest- ed until about one month ago. Volunteer workers play a very important part in the Operations. They guide, assist and work with the retardates. About 15 volunteers from Coaldale and Lethbridge have .assisted in the greenhouse work. Persons wishing to view the work being done at the Sunrise 'b Ranch and the greenhouse particular are welcome to come Mr. Allen reports arrange ments can be made.for a ser ies of meetings and classes o subjects related to horticulture These will be conducted nex winter. Maknk, Brown Coacli Swimmers PINCHER CREEK (Special organizational meeting o the Swim Club is scheduled fo: Tuesday, May 19, at 1 p.m. in the basement of the town hall. This meeting is intended for those wishing to swim. It is also for parents and those inter ested in lending support to the :lub, especially in the area of transportation. The training program this is geared to three phases: Jreparatory, competition, anc ,apering off. Coaches are Miss Maureen Makuk and Cam Brown. The club will host other swim clubs during the summer games. HANEY RETURNS IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Harry Haney, who has spent the a s t three weeks in Europe, rill visit at the home of his Darents, Mr. and Mrs. L. K laney, prior to returning to Ed- monton. Ron Hutchiiisou Toasts Students WARNER (HNS) Warner High School commencement ex- ercises were held recently in lie Warner school auditorium, decorated in purple and gold. The CWL catered to 33 grad- :iands, their escorts, and dignitaries. parents Master of ceremonies for the evening w a s Wayne Glass, 'ice-principal. Grace was given by Deborah Wagner. Toast to the Queen was by lugh Perra. Toast to the students was by Ron Hutchinson with the re- ponsc by his son, Rick Hutch- inson. Toast to the parents was by lary Soice; response by his alter, Clayton Soice. Toast to tire school was by Beverly Doenz; response by chool Principal John Moshur- hak. Pianist Navee Herbst played le Processional Moments to Rember to usher in 33 students the platform for the evening xercises. Invocation was given by Rev. John Elhard. Greetings were brought to Ule students and audience by Mayor Jack Ashmore; George Pittman, local school board: Howard Folkins, cotmly school board; Joseph North, depart- ment of education. Speaker for the evening was Bob Grant of Medicine H a t, who had been their vice-princi- pal in 1968-69. He gave the audience, and es- pecially the students, something to think about when he spoke and cited figures and statistics of the population explosion, air and water pollution; what is in s t o r e for us in pollution war- fare. Dancing to the music of the Raymond Canadians followed. sions then would be disturbing to anyone. The plant is equipped with pollution precipitate, de-dust- ing units which he said when operating efficiently, should control dust from the plant to such a stage that there will not be any emission which would be obnoxious to the area. Dust from the old mining operations- still is a serious problem at Michel, where the worst offender is the battery of almost obsolete coke ovens. Mr. Balsley said a feasibil- ity study on their replacement will take several months, but that replacement cost is high. He added that part of the feasi- bility involves possible produc- ASSI5T HOME FOR AGED Miss Irma Klassen, right, music leader of the Coaldale Wayfarer Girls' Club, presents a coffee urn to Miss Anna Hamm, left, and Mrs. John Franz, houseparent, at the Alberta Mennonite Home for the Aged, Coaldale. The girls obtained the turn by collecting coffee and tea coupons. Tymburski Photo tion of additional from coke. by-products Taxes Climb At Cranbrook CRANBROOK (SpeciaD- Cranbroak city tax rate has been set to cover ratepayer share of the budget requirements for 1970. Total shows a five-mill in- crease to 74.61 mills of which schools take 37.82; hospital, 3.12; debt 5.56 and general purpose 28.11. The 1969 rates respectively were 35.04 for schools; 2.57 hos- rital; 5.24 debt charges and 26.76 general purposes. Increased mill return and the ncrease of homeowner grant p this year will result in ittle actual variation of domes- tc tax bills. Tax is set to raise rom property-owners for the ity and for its af school operations. Included in the budget is 00 for community service ex- jenditure, with the new library, xpected to be operating by fall :hief beneficiary. It.includes the return o the city from the sale of the rcviously chosen site, or books, and for library Deration. The projects society gets X) for its swimming pool pro- ect, and the ambulance associa- on Tax payment must be made y close of business, 5 p.m. Fri- ay, July 3, when five per cent enalty starts to apply and in- reases to 10 per cent Aug. 3. Wayfarers I Win Badges And Spoons COALDALE (HNS) Way farer Girls Club held a banquel and presentation of awards program recently. The Sunbeam Sewing Circle of the Coaldale Mennonite Con ference Church sponsors the club. Sharon Willms, Eleanor Wai and Barbara Friesen receivec guide pins and badges. Tent Helper badges were presented to June Twitchen, Carol Ens, Margaret Schwarz, Beverly Ens and Charlene Hinds. Homemaker Badges present- ed to Doris Rempel, Wanda Redding, Dawn Makishi, Bev- erly Ens, Grace Dyck, Marion Wiens, Valerie Penner, Diane Tymburski and Lilli Neufeld. Lightbearer Badges went to Dawn Makishi, Kathy Friesen, Hilda Willms, Judy Berg, An- gela Lehman, Pam Thiesscn, Rose Lenz, Barbara Enns and Elvina Friesen. Engraved silver coffee spoons for perfect attendance during tlie year were presented to June Twitchen, Roxanne Holmes, Carol Ens, Marion Wiens, Valerie Penner, Diane Tymburski, Lilli Neufeld, Doris Rempel, Wanda Redding, Bev- erly Ens, Rose Lenz, Lydia Lepp, Barbara Enns, Cathy Wiens, Betty Pauls, Hilda Willms, Elvina Friesen, Elea- nor Wall and Sharon Willms and Kathy Friesen. Happy Wanderers Sing At Coaldale By MARY TYMBURSKI Herald News Service COALDALE A delightf spring concert was presente in the R. I. Baker School audi torium recently by the junio high school students. Featured were selection which were winners at the re cent Lethbridge and District B wards Music Festival. Proceeds from the concer will go to the school's musi program. Terry O'Donnell, master ceremonies, welcomed the auc ience. The concert was begun rot 0 Canada played by the schop sand, conducted by Cliff Har vey. The band continued to pla an array of numbers from shn .0 fast temp. 'TREMEN'DOUS' The Happy Wanderers, puup which won much acclaim at the recent festival was tre mendous. Dick Humphreys, music tea cher, is the director. They sang their theme song, Happy Wan lerers and Graceful Swayini Wattle, Little Jack Rorner, Sing ing on tlie Mountain, Scarbor lugh Town, Open Up Your Heart, Old Mother Hubbard ant he Bats. Both young and ol( were thrilled with the presenta- ion. IANO SOLO Musical instrumental addec o the variety of the program. N.W.T. Seeks Soil NOBLEFORD (Special) Vil- ige of Nobleford council met i the village office with all ouncillors present. Fire Chief William Hofman re- orted there were two fires, one Slomp Bros Farm and one tlie Spencer farm. Foreman John Warmink re- orled road signs are being Work on curbs and gutters be done. The grass in the Centennial ark has been fertilized. A letter was received from ;llowknife Public School. W.T., asking if the village ould contribute one pound of il to be used in their Centen- ai Garden. The soil will be nt. IODE Bake Sale Set For May 23 PINCHER CREEK (Special) Captain McPhail Chapter, IODE, will again present a award to a matriculation stu- dent this year. A bake sale will be held Sat- urday, May .23, in Sorge's Ser- vice and Sales. Mrs. L. G. Sorge is in charge. All members are requested to have their baking in by 2 p.m. The zone conference for June 10 will be held in the Royal Ca- nadian Legion hall with dinner at 12 noon. Mrs. J. Milne, zone chairwoman, is in charge. Mrs. H. Cameron, services secretary, read a report from Mrs. E. T. Latham stating a shipment of 13 cases of cloth- ing and property bags to the value of was sent to Hong Kong. A total of 93 cases of clothing, powdered milk and x- ray supplies were sent to Ko- rea in January and 10 cases from various provinces have been diverted to Nigeria. The deadline for the packing room Jackson, non- is June 13. Mrs. Mary member, donated nine property bags for filling, while Mrs. J. Taylor turned in quilt. Numerous awaiting sewers large quilt tops. Mrs. G. Bustard another crib blocks are to compose placed another 200 magazines and nine pocket classics in the Brocket store; pocket classics, chil- dren's story books and small magazines in the Brocket Li- brary. Pocket classics were also donated to St. Vincent's Hospital. The next meeting will be held June 1 at the home of Mrs. L. B. Sorge at 679 Adelaide St. REVISED EDITION Tlie English have decided to irint a revised edition of the Jomesday Book 900 years after the first. Joy Hoyano played a piano solo. Mark Ccstello offered an ac- cordion solo, Spanish Eyes. Rosalyu Fiuik gave a piano solo. An accordion duel was staged by Linda Hass and Anne Marie Classen. The school band presented another basket of musical good- ies, by performing five varied selections. They be_gan with a march and ended with a samba. Miss Mary Funk, junior high teacher, led a number of group ensembles in singing a wide selection of songs including sev- eral in German. The students, under the baton of Miss Funk, thrilled the aud- ience as they sang with expres- sion and energy. Presented were Up With tho People, Czechoslovakian Folk Song, The Lorelei, 0 Dear What 3an the Matter Be, Havah Nag- lah and in German Traumland and tlie Liebe Sonne. Mary Harms and Brenda Bur- ,on sang The Witch. Vocal Solos were sung by Es- her Guenther, Rose Ella Dyck and Christine Cudrak. I BELIEVE Tlie well-known song I Believe was presented by Mary Harms, Christine Voelske and Marvel larrison in a vocal trio. 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