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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY WILLSTART MINING COAL ON FORD PROPERTY ON H1GHWOOD RIVER THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Information has reached the Herald from a dependable source that the Fard rty the Highwwod river is be wpened up without delay and the vvners are optimistic U predict that coal will he mwvinjT to the market before the year is out. At the last session of the Alberta legislature a charter for a railroad from the mine to Ofcoteics. forty miles afrar, was obtained and" work on its con- struction Is likely to begin be- fore mid-summer. TO START TOWXSITE It is planned to lay out a towusite as soon as possible. The Ford coal property is not far from the old Pat Burns coal holdings and the coal de- posits are claimed to be very heavy and easily workable. The first development will be in strip mining with the construc- tion of tunnels proceeding; at the came time. Ramsay Addresses Meet Huckvale Succeeds Stewart As President Prog. Cons, Federal Body W. E. Huckvale tras elected presi- dent of the Lethbridge Federal Progressive Conservative Association at an open convention held in the Marquis hotel af ternoon. The 45 persons in attendance at hhe annual meeting hearo. Rupert Ram- say, leader of the Progressive Con- servative forces in Saskatchewan give aa Interesting resume of the political situation in his home pro- vince, in which he said centraliza- tion of authority was in the hands of a board appointed by the C.CJF. government at JJegina. He emphasized that an immense increase in taxation as indicated by the budget brought down by the provincial government uvo months ago had been put into effect, the largest in Saskatchewan's his- tory even though the population was at a dangerously low ebb. Crown companies which gave the government authority to take over, expropriate or. if necessary confis- cate any business or land that is not being used in the public inter- est had made business men very uneasy and had discouraged com- mercial expansion within the pro- vince, the "sDeaker declared. Dealing with the agricultural sit- uation across Canada. Mr. Ramsay found great dissension among the primary producers over the arbitrary prices for farm products set by the government, and pressed the point that income tax regula- tions as at present constituted were detrimental to grain and livestock production in western Canada when ic was most needed to help feed a starving Europe. He suggested that a. tax on farm arodaction might vrell supersede the obsolete income tax. Drging the vital necessity of agreement between provinces and federal government, he deplored the unanimity shown at the Dominion provincial conferences in arriving at a workable basis of tax- ation. Phil Baker Heard Reaffirming his faith in Pro- gressive Conservative ideals, Phil Baker, standard bearer of the Leth- bridge riding in the last election, declared that he stood for a square deal for everv one and an equitable share of the national income to each, occupational group. He said he saw a brilliant future in south- ern Alberta with the advent of more At the Theatres Complete shows: "Leave Her to Complete shows: "Road to "Idea Last complete show at w Gay "Song of Last complete show at "Sing Tour "Way I "Hangover Minor infections can cause a great deal of trouble. Keep a supply of snedicanis and anti- septics handy. DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. 414 13th St. N. Phone 2205 Phone 3445 "He plants should take no Insurance. Bowman Agency Insnranre Real Estate Loans irrigatioa if the people would only get out and work for it. A vow of appreciation was accord- td by those" present to Dr. J- S. Stewart, president of the association since February. 1943. who has held this post for three different terms. Besides Mr. Huckvale. others elected by the convention were: Honorable presidents Hon. John Bracken and Dr. J. S. Stewart; sec- retary. W. S. Wallace; treasurer, T. H. Caudweii; vice-presidents, Ellas Williams. Taber-Barnwell; James Sleeks, Raymond; Dennis Burt. Cardsion; A. Jensen. Ma- grath; Ernest -Besnion. Picture Butte; W. P. Davidson. Lethbridge. Those who were elected to the executive follow: Mrs. W. S- Wal- lace. Mrs. R DeLong. Mrs. A. S. Fumerton, Mrs. W. E. Huckvale. Mrs. Arlene Scott Geo. Kirkham. John Livingstone, Phil Baker, E. R. McFarland, A. B. Hogg, K.C., Cleve Hill. Don Davias, and others to be added at the dis- cretion of the incoming executive. Several importrnt resolutions were adopted by the convention and will receive publicity later. Taber Stampede, Waterton Park Opening May 24 Friday, May 24, Empire Day, is a statutory holiday and will be ob- served as such in Lethbridge. All stores, schools, offices, law courts, eels., will be closed for the day. Local theatres oSer attractive holi- day film programs. The Alberta Musical Festival's closing sessions will be held, the Softball stadium at Henderson park be officially opened, opening of the season at Waterton Lakes National park and the Taber Stam- pede are highlights of the holiday- Everything is set at Taber for the annual rodeo with the famous rodeo star Clark Lund as arena manager. There will be saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, calf roping, wild horse races, wild cow milking, etc. At "WatertQii" busi- ness houses and sports facilities will be open to accommodate the large crowds expected for the holiday. The park is lovely and is Jxioked for a heavy season. Kext month a large convention of the Lions In- ternational '3s slated, when at least 800 are expected to attend. Many See Air Cadet Inspection Lethbridge Squadron No. 11, Air Cadets of Canada, paraded on the drill square at No. 1 RJS.M.U., Ken- yon Held, on Wednesday evening for their fourth annual inspection and drew congratulations" from Squadron Leader Robert Trickett, R.C.A.F., the inspecting officer, on their smart appearance and dis- cipline. Tae cadets were under command of Pit. Lt. George Watson, their commanding officer, JPO. Guild and PO. Larson. During manoeuvres Pit. Sgt. Montgomery and Fit. McMahon. commanded the squadron. On the march oast Sqdn. Ldr. Tnckett took the salute. In addressing the boys Sqdn. Ldr. Trickett told them that, during the past year while the R.C.A.F. was being demobilized from a war basis and the permanent force has been in process 01 being set up, the Air Cadets may have felt they were I being neglected but he assured I them that, now the transition is j well under way. they could expect a good deal "more attention arid help. He said that a place was being made for the Air Cadets as an integral part of the peacetime air training plan, assured them of more equipment, and said that shortly radio equipment would be made available. He told them that their Air Cadet training would al- ways stand them in good stead in their later years. Following inspection, which was attended by many of the parents and fnends of the boys, the O.C. and squadron were at home in their new headquarters building at the air field. Tea and refreshments were served by the boys, assisted by some of the mothers, and many complimentary remarks were made about the mess which the boys have established. Capt. George McKillop and Lt. E. Borgal were present at the in- spection representing the Army Cadets, and Ll. Arnold and Lt. Sutherland representing the Sea Cadets. An Empire Day message, 4> written by the Earl of Gow- lie, Y.CX, PXX president of the Empire Day Movement. has been received from the chairman of the Movement, man, who is survived by a son and daughter, was pre- deceased by her husband, i" late Lester Spackman Wrentham, 12 years ago. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Chnstensen Bros. T Athletes To Compete In North Fred H5cten.Y31.CJV. physical Viofin Playing Ahead Of Sngjng At Festival Adjudicator Declares FRIDAY AT FESTIVAL Festival sessions al South- loinsttfr be as follows on Friday: Morning Girls' solos, city schools; piano under 13: junior piano duets: boys' solos, under 14. under 15 and under 16; in- termediate piano duets; girls' solos under 11, under 13 and" under 16; girJs' Afternoon solos. schools; aina- tear wood wind; brass amateur; girls soles, under 14; violin, un- der 17; girls' soles, under 10; composition classes: piano, un- der 18; Ueder. junior. Evening orchestra from Calgary; mixed voice (juanetfe; open piano duet; band competition, junior; grand concert of -ann- ners; preservation of trophies by mayor. leaders" corps conference to be held' in Edmonton during the May 24 weekend. Tise third annual! provincial Y.M.C-A. junior and in- j termediate leaders' corps conference combine the annual mid- west T.M.C.A. senior leaders' corps conference. The senior leaders gather from such, important; centres as An thnvgh this festival, Sid- ney adjtidieaiinc at first Baptist church Werfnesday after- noon, the two adjudicators bare remarked toe tacky sters of Canada. Durinr a three- trip they ha.rr noted their well-fed, handsome and Tital appearance in contrast with that European children whose lives have been disrupted br war. when you Cana- dian children yom sound ill, downtrodden and oppressed, much too he chided. tied with 35. A great many of class of tea entries it penurrked, had susg all ootes vith. tbe same Ojegree of loudness, Lhiie jog) raythm meaningless. The winner had stood out by reason of having setae ideas on tile subject of per- formance and had made the song 'something mere than a aeries of nores. "Over 'gtn Orer SUE? by seven duet; teams of boys and under 15 years, should hare been a joyful song. Instead of this, is bad been rather mournful oa the wiwie, Mr. Harrison thought, none of the 6 So an awarded M w c juwu. piaymg sn Lethbndge of a much; Coral and for the western individual championships, engaging' on rumbling mats, flying rings parallel bars. They "will confer ______ dards, trends and other "related pression. He awarded 85 marts for matters, and will meet in fellowship j at. banquet, socials and friendly 1 games. Tfae provincial junior and inter- mediate leaders vJi be on hand romance. Juanita Irving, second coy ssng s-rt OOnen. j bzuzs Bryan Wardman. SSirl McKenna. Lethbridge were second with 35. Calgary BQJ, jcnowlden; junior leaders Sadie Dykes of Wesouns and Coral Schurtz of i gr Campbell labored with horse arid j Oils Limited, buggv in the southwest par; of the Educated in the separate schools province, moving to Lethbridge to j of Lethbridge, Mr. Comessotti movec enter partnership with, the late I to Calgarv in 1934. joining Lions Oils Senator L. G. DeVeber. He is now j 35 a clerk. He was in turn pro- clair, Vincent Toth, IDouglas Adams, Masson. senior partner in the firm of Camp- bell. Brvans, Brown and Tuttle, In 1S3T Dr. Campbell entered politics for the first time and was sleeted Independent member for Lethbridge in the provincial legis- liie by-election was neces- sitated bv the resignation of H. S. Wight. MJLJl. A few years ago he was honored paid nim signal honor by holding its annual convention in Leth- bridge for the first, time. He is an active member of the Lethbridge Kiwanis Club and of the Alpine Club of Canada. His daughter. Jean, resides with, in Lethbridge. moted to handling accounts receiv-. able, assistant bookkeeper, account- ans and oSice manager. In his new j position with the oil company, he will supervise the company's branches and outlets throughous the province. Before being elected to the presi- dency of the Junior Chamber of Commerce he had been vice-presi- PROF WILSON RESIGNS Prof. R. S. L. "Wilson, dean of the facultv of anplied science as the i University of Alberta, since 1929.! submitted his resignation to the board of governors at Edmonton, is was learned today. His resignation, is understood to be due to ill-health, is expected to come up for consideration at an executive meeting of the board Thursday. place with 86 marks. In second place Arlene Green and Joyce Deiu- j son. both of Central school, were Re-Built Engine Block Assemblies Ford A, 192S-31 Ford B. 1332-34 Ford VS. h.p. Ford VS. h.p. 1934-42 Plymouth, 1934-42 Pontiac. 1926-31 Cherrolet, 1928. 4 cyL Cherrolet, 1937-41 MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers C.LL.Red BARN PAINT 5-Gal. Drum Morris Barrett HARDWARE Values of building properties, household effects. etc_, hare in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that you review the amount of insurance yon are carryinji Be Wise-Insure With Ives CHAIR CUSHIONS A oosl-war product containing syntnetic latex rubber foam cov- ered with, a brown cloth. Just whac you need in your office. Price, Commercial Printers and Office 326-7th St. S. Outfitters Ltd. "Typewriter Sales and Service" Fhone 2989 All Churches REV. CLARE C. RICHARDSON Saskatchewan Director of "Tenth For Chrisf at Christian Missionary Alliance TONIGHT, THURSDAY, 8 P.M. Al! interested in "Youth For Christ" urged to attend. Flans for Dr. Bob Jones. Sr., discussed. LANDERYOU SPEAKER AT PENSIONERS' MEET The Old Age Pensioners Societv held an enthusiastic meeting in the Miners' Hall recentlv, when a num- ber of interested citizens gathered to consider forming a group. Several members snoke briefly including a visitor from B.C. J. C. Landeryou. spoke on the old age pension question, also Kivir.g a brief resume of Alberta's legislation reeardincj the pensioners However, after Fome discussion it was decided to v.ork with the srroup meeting in the YJitCJV. and a number of new members joined the organization. Plans were made I? hold a number of meetings on the north side. LIMITED COMPANIES Notice is given in the latest issue j of the Alberta Gazette that King i Buildings Limited and Western I Metal Fabricators, Ltd.. of Leth- bridge, have been incorporated as limited companies. Cedar Poles For Telephone and Electric Light Lines One carload just received. 20 ft. to 30 ft. good quahty poles. Order your requirements now. ATLAS LUMBER COMPANY LTD. 1602 3rd Ave. South Phone 2384 COLJN HEDDERICK 106 McFariand Bldg-, Lethbridge Phone 3S15; Res. 2196 FREE TIRE INSPECTION AVOID SLOW IN SERVICE We will examine your tires, remove nails, glass, etc. Trimbles for Tires 316 Eleventh St. S. Phone 2807 HENDERSON LAKE I YOUR SUMMER PLAYGROUND Fully Open May 24th Bring the Whole Family and Enjoy the Holiday PICNICKING CANOEING SWIMMING GOLFING Slides, Swings and Teeter Totters for the CMldren REFRESHMENTS AT THE PAVILION DANCI FRI. MAY 24 SAT. MAY 25 STEVE SMEREK AND HIS ROYAL ALBERTANS nii g Save your stubs from the opening fastball SLK vrorth 15c S presented at ticket office for Friday night's dance. S HORACE LAPP "POET OF THE PIANO" AND HIS ORCHESTRA TRIANON BALLROOM TONIGHT Admissiori Per Person DRESS OPTIONAL PLUS TAX KWSPAPLRl .'SPAPERf ;