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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Undue emphasis on physical ed. PINCHER CREEK An education comprised of parents and other has expressed concern about the given to competition in school physical Colony to pipe water PINCHER CREEK The Pincher Creek Hutterite west of has undertaken a 000 projec to pipe water from the Castle River to their buildings. The water will be carried 2Vi miles by a three-inch pipe. It will be raised 250 feet by an electric pressure pump. A small gathering system has been installed under the river bed. The Hutterian brethren were forced to find a water supply when their two main wells dried up. The colony householder has also ordered construction of an cistern to provide a reserve water supply. education programs. Committee members say it would be better to stress com- petition less and participation more. Parents indicated they ex- pect students to benefit by the removal of final external ex- aminations. The substitution of university entrance ex- aminations was viewed as a potential retrograde step and it was hoped that this will not occur. Questions about the mean- ing of various Educa- tion Opportunities Learning Disabilities and Early Childhood were discussed with applica- tion to the Pincher Creek com- munity. 2 trustees acclaimed PINCHER CREEK by acclamation to fill two vacan- cies on the Pincher Creek School Division 29 board of trustees were Dr. Rhonda Collins and incumbent Ernest Kettles. Dr. Collins replaces Dr. C. W. now of Medicine in subdivision 6. Mr. Kettles represents sub- division 2. -The Herald- 1171 LETMMDOI HIHALD II District Land-acquisition program last chance for wildlife Construction record get CRANBROOK This city.'s 1973 building per- mit with two months to has already established a single year record. November's tally by city inspector John Davis was for 48 permits to br- ing the year's estimated construction authorized by to Previous November count was 36 permits at for a total of 326 permits at Major permit was to Harold CoUiuon Construction at 000 for the new McDonald's Restaurants Western Canada Ltd. outlet now rising at 12th St. N. oo arterial Cranbrook Street. November recorded issue of permits for 23 housing mostly individual to bring the year's unit starts to com- pared with 196 units for the 10 months of 1972. Cattle buyers come west PINCHER CREEK The economy of Pincher Creek and area received a. boost when cattle buyers from Ontario again made their annual trek to Community Auction at the Pincher Station Yards. Buyers came from St. Thomas and many other points. It is estimated they purchased 100 rail cars of calves in the two weeks of sales. There would be roughly prime calves going east. Charolais and charolais cross brought the highest price at an average of s306 per Hereford steers averaged and angus and angus cross averaged per animal. Chamber holds banquet PERMANENT FIELD REPRESENTATIVE for WESTERN CANADIAN SEED PROCESSORS LTD. Central Alberta Agricultural and Sales experience necessary. Must be a self-starter. REMUNERATION. Salary plus plus car allowance. Good automobile necessary. Submit applications in complete with ref- erences and salary expected WESTERN CANADIAN SEED PROCESSORS LTD. P.O. Box 00 Alberta COUTTS The Coutts and District Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual fall banquet and dance in the Coutts Civic Centre Chamber members from Milk Lethbridge and attended. The invocation was given by Rev. Charles Vickerson. The toast to the Queen was by Elizabeth Lisowski. Toast to President Nixon was given by Louise Hilling of Mont. President Bob McPhillips introduced the Lieut -Gov. Grant MacEwan. He spoke of the good relations border towns bave towards each other and of our Students Bruce Nancy Wendy Ken Carleen Kathy Terry Beth Francine Bernadine Graham and Laura chosen through the school for their public speaking were sponsored -by local businessmen to attend and meet Mr. MacEwan. Don one of the on behalf of the chamber of presented Mr MacEwan with a Coutts History Book. High school burglarized PINCHER CREEK The town detail of the RCMP is conducting an investigation on a break-in and theft at Matthew Halton High School. It is not yet known how entry was gained. Staff a giant step forward in sewing machine performance. ReiOice1 A new space-age marvel has to make sewing easier and more fun than you can imagine1 The sewmg machine is un- questionably a breakthrough in sew- ing machine devised by the people who have innovated since when Isaac Merril Singer invented the first practical sewing machine Come1 See how the Future machine puts the 'go' in 'sew1 like never before' 1. exclusive one- step buttonholer 2. exclusive see- thru bobbin window. 3. New. .10 built-in stitches in- cluding speed basting. See it in demonstrated ai your nearest Singer Sewmg Center Or approved Singer dealer. l A Credit Plan is available at Singer Sewing Centers Many approved deal- ers also offer credit terms Singer has a liberal trade-in policy. For address of store or dealer nearest see the ye- llow pages under SEWING MACHINES 119.95 ZIO-ZAO SCWIN0 MACHINI WITH CAM Save on the fashion sewing machine with the exclusive front drop-in bobbin. Sews straight and zig-zag stitches. Sewing Centers Trademark of SINGER COMPANY OF CANADA LTD. SINGER ters and participating apprc participating approved dealers Copyright ffi 1973 THE SINGER COMPANY. All Rights Reserved Throughout the World. CRANBROOK Recreation and Conservation Minister Jack Radford says a program to purchase property in the East Kootenay for preservation as wildlife habitat la the to save wildlife in that of the province. Three ranches have been ac- quired by the provincial government for the program. They are the Bummers the Gordon Earl and the Three Sons ranches. Announcement of the ac- quisition of the East Kootenay. randies for wildlife habitat purposes was made recently bv Mr. Radford and Robert McDonald's Restaurant planned for Cranbrook members are taking an inven- tory to determine exact losses. In the students' the glass front of a candy machine was smashed and a containing soft drinks and chocolate was raided. CRANBROOK McDonald's Restaurants Western Canada member of the international has begun construction of a new outlet on Cranbrook's Strip at 12th the north intersection with the Cranbrook St. arterial highway. Harold Collinson is the contractor. Location is the north corner of the former site of Kennelly Lumber Ltd. planer yard which is now the property of Cranbrook Agencies Ltd. It sold 150 feet frontage to the restaurant firm. The corner of the parcel fronting the highway has been optioned to Cal-Ken Holdings Ltd. whose represen- tative recently announced plans for a motor hotel there with bus terminal as' part of a projected chain of Stage Motor Hotels at strategic British Columbia highway locations. Cal-Ken has not yet exercis- ed its option on the property purchase and is assumed to be raising finances for the in- dividual inns on bus routes Pioneer recalls difficult years COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL 2025 Mayor Magrath Drivt TttopheiM 327-2243 ONN DAILY fcIO A.M. TO THUfttDAY AND TODAY A.M. TO I P.M. By MARIE SORGARD Herald News Service IRON SPRINGS wonderful were the words used by Walter F Baker to describe the half cen- tury he has spent in this country. As a lad of he left his home near King's to come to Canada. His mother's Fred felt there were more opportunities here for young men. He remembers getting off the CNR train at Moose Jaw after waiting for his aunt to being told by a travellers' aid representative that his aunt had met the CPR train at the CPR station. When he failed to she had gone back to the farm near Morse with plans to come back next day and meet the train again. He slept on the bench in the depot that night. The next morning the approach of ah open top Ford driven by a with a woman hair in the back heralded the arrival of Aunt Elsa. She purchased a pair of bib overalls for then took him back to the farm. day before I left England I was helping with the harvest and two weeks later I was slooking grain in recalls Mr. Baker. In the spring of after working elsewhere for he came back to the Travers distrtict where he got a job at the Albert Jones farm. He bought an old chain-drive truck. En route to Iron the truck broke down. He waded across the Little Bow River and asked a rancher man who was later to become his father-in- if he knew how to repair it. He said no. That fall after threshing at Carmangay he boarded a passenger train and went to Vancouver in search of work. he climbed onto a freight train and rode to Mission. He then walked 12 miles down the track to arriving there at daybreak. He found work for one month. a Mr. Worth found a job as a wiper at a CPR divisional point. The job lasted six while he was he was once again in a critical situation without without a and with nowhere to go. He went back to sold his trunk and bought a packsack tfnd board- ed a freight train to get back to the prairies. Somewhere along the way someone stole his packsack which contained pictures of his parents and sister back in England. At Carmangay he worked for Harry a drayman. He- met Jimmie a member of the construction gang. They became' close friends. In the spring of 1030 he was hired by Doug Oland to work or. 2 construction project at Banff and Lake and later helped to bulM the Vir- tue house at Lethbridge. By the fall of 1990 Jimmie Dick was working in a coal mine at East so Walter went there and got a job unloadiaf steam coal for the CPR. In he and his the former Carrie went to the west but work was not plentiful there and wages were scarcely enough to live on. He heard about'the new Social Credit government which had been elected in Alberta and its promise of a month for everyone. At the time he was working in a saw- he was unable to collect all his wages but managed to buy a used car and they came back 'to Alberta. The remain- ing portion of his wages was finally mailed to him later In 1937 they moved to Sundial where he purchased a farm which he operated until his retirment in 1970. The Social Credit promise of a month did not materialize but Canada has been good to him. minister of forests and water resources. are speaking about areas where wildlife pop- ulations have decreased by 50 per cent in the last 10 Mr. Radford said. of poor range con- each winter has the potential to devastate herds of elk and bighorn sheep that depend on these ranges for their survival. We must move now to protect the i'future of wildlife in British and ranges like these are the place to Mr. Radford said the Teen arts class starts PINCHER CREEK A teen arts and crafts program will start to- day from 7 to 9 p.m. at the court house. The offered on a workshop will provide each person with a project of his choice. Thursday is the last day of registration for ballet lessons to be held at the Canyon School Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Biddy basketball is offered for boys and girls aged 8 to 13 years. It is held Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. for girls and from 9 p.m. for boys at St Michael's School small gym- nasium. seriousness of the situation had been well demonstrated. the winter of 1M4-65 more than 90 per cent of a major bighorn sheep herd was destroyed by factors directly related to poor range con- The minister emphasized that programs designed to satisfy demands for quality wildlife habitat have added benefits. They promote better land use because they demand an examination of land-use conflicts. and ranchers in the East Kootenay have long been awaiting such Mr. Radofrd stated. area has had a long history of range-use conflicts and this is a first step in restoring some of the finest wildlife habitat in North America. will encourage par- ticipation from public and private groups as well as all government resource departments in planning and managing the he said. INCOME TAX COURSE CORRESPONDENCE You can Earn Extra Income Learn how to prepare the new Tax Forms and become an INCOME TAX CONSULTANT For Full Dettils. Contmct CANADIAN SCHOOL OF TAX ACCOUNTING 69 Eflinton Kit. Ontario M4P IH2 IF'nller Baker Report your news to. The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area ETZIKOM MRS.PIUSEHNES ..................................606-2187 ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK FERNIE MRS. 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