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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY 20, 1946 Fanners Take Over Sawmifis To Insure Supply Of Fruit Containers CRESTON, B.C. (HKS) agreements between the Crestoa Sawmill Limited and the Interna- tional Weed Workers of America which were found to be insur- led to the farmers of ilie Cresion valley taking over the Creston Sawmills ia an effort to arrive at working arrangements whereby fruit containers could be manufactured to pack out the 1946 fruit harvest. In of the cnu- DISTRICT NEWS PAGE FIVE Busy Southern Alberta cal situation facing the Iruit grow- ers, mutual agreement has been reached by wording contract- be- tween the "fanners and the union providing for the manufacture oi fruit containers and awaits ratifi- cation by the district negotiating committee of the International Wood Workers of America. Airport Housing Centre At 'Hat MEDICINE HAT (HNS) On Thursdav several families joined the air "port community. Steventy famUies, which include one hun- dred and ten cUldren, now make their homes in the converted huls. Two and three-roomed suites have been made and approximately 000 spent on the conversion, which yields an income of over a month in revenue. A grocery store, daily milk delivery and a daily bus service contribute to the conveni- ence and comfort of the residents. A community hall is nearly com- pleted, which will be available for church services, meetings and par- ties. Arrangements sre made for garden lots. 25x75. which will be available at a cost of two dollars and one dollar extra for water ser- vice. A fine, friendly community has developed and residents are en- joying the social activities provided. Child Trainin? Stressed By Spring Coulee W.M.S. SPRING COOLEE. (HNS) Tne Wcwaen's Missionary Society met on Thursday, Slay 16, with Mrs. Christina MacKenzie. Mrs. Prank Brown, the president, con- ducted the devotionaL ments were completed to pack ana ship the baby's layette at the June meeting to be held at the home of the president. A leaflet entitled The Christian Home and Its Chil- dren" was read by the members, and it was decided to procure two dozen of these leaflets and distri- bute them among the mothers of the communitv, as there are many Park Lake Mecca For Picnickers DIAMOND CITY. (HNS) Park Lake is all trimmed up and ready for its annual influx of vis- itors. In spite of an adverse spring, trees end shrubs are presenting a thrifty appearance and flowering shrubs are beginning to bloom. Playground eouinment has been helpful ideas on child contained in them. training May Form Flying Club At Macleod frr a a The first big picnic of the season was held this week when over 200 Japanese people enjoyed s. gather- ing at the park. A ball game be- tween the Raymond and the Pic- ture Butte teams was a feature of the afternoon, with Picture Butte emerging as winners. LethT bridge Flying flying instructor, Wavne Duncan. Tiger Moth aircraft Thursday after- noon. The object of the visit was to ascertain the amount of interest here in the proposed opening of a firing club in Macleod to become affiliated with the Lethbridge club. Following discussion with the head of the Air Cadets and local citizens the situation appeared quite prom- ising and interest was increased af- ter some of the young businessmen took a few dual instruc- tion in the air. It was felt that the Lethbridge club could well spend one day a week in Macleod until the ground to either form an inde- .pendent club here or affiliate with the Lethbridge club. Among those that went up dur- ing the afternoon were Bert Charl- ton. Bud Dey. Cecil Price. Elbert Skelding and former flying instruc- tor in the R.C.AJF. Sidney Miller. sroxsoBS sroKTS___ TURIN. A non competitive musical festival will be held ia Bow Island theatre I on May 23 at I pan. Schools tak- j ing part will be Bow Island. Bur- dett. Conquerville and Wianlfred. The festival will be open to the public and will be well worth see- ing. TO AWARD TROPHIES IRON SPRINGS.