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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta retain (HNS) of business reasons. a positive answer given few people have shown Mooncy of Calgary: interest lo date to lake wishes lo keep ils the job for the future. The Air Cadets o m m and ing officer Dunne has held office for Mooncy, wilh a group years but has expressec interested cadet desire to be an instruc- visited Raymond for a rather than take the ful meeting called to learn o f commanding of Ihe people ant support, for Mooncy of the Civilian Royal Canadian Air XX who made the trip lagging during Hie new sea Calgary, expressed his belief Squadron 505 was only in trouble. He said cadets arc needed, think a sauadron as with Hie proper abilty finc as Ravmomi has alwavs arc needed to lead the squaf 1 win lost to and more support is included in the party from the drove to Raymond other these needs were Mr. Mooncy were Fret at the meeting of the Alberta Provin- at the town hall. Following the open Committee; Stuart McDonald, Provincial Committee, and the talks given by h Alberta Air Cade COALDALE (IINS) Mrs. Dorothy Pickering, nee Dorothy Gier, will retire .soon the vote to keep the squadron w a s unanimously passed. During the past few Ernie Moffatt, chairman of the sponsoring committee, H. 11 Squadron, Leth-hridge and AC 1 Sgt. George Mrs. Pickering is a teacher at John Davidson School officers of the squadron were removed from area cadet officer of Edmonton. Bora at Kensal, North ta she emigrated with her parents to the north Tabcr district. Later they settled in the Turin She received her tary education in schools in the Turin area, Lone Star and Grainvillc. She attended high school at Raymond and Sparwood bridge. In 19BO Mrs Pickering (HNS) The in the antici- ceived her bachelor of education degree from the program was outlined foi the general membership at the regular meeting of July 1 activities in the community was also suggested of and District the chairman of the pro- Mrs. Pickering taught in of committee. eral country schools in the Ret-law district before coming to Coaldale in Fox. chairman of the program committee, specific meeting program suggested by the com- a series of lectures by also included a Nov. 25 many years nf faithful, dedicated service to the children in the former Coaldale Consolidated School, the of the chamber for the students at the Sparwood Secondary School and also proposed monthly lectures for meeting with a guest speaker from one of Ihe local industries speaking on their handling of possible pollution School and for quite a number of years up to the present has been teaching at the John Davidson School. Open house will honor Mrs. Pickering from 7 io p.m. Saturday, Dec. A in the classes. He also suggested a "careers night" to be sponsored by the chamber for May, 1372, and for this event, to be held at the secondary school, member firms would prepare A women's night was also proposed for the January meeting. A dinner for the February meeting with an address from the income tax department on how to handle income tax reporting for the Davidson School. The program is being sponsored by the teachers of the types of careers aval -able in Sparwood for graduates of the Secondary School. Mr. Fox also suggested businesses represented in the chamber was also proposed in the annual program activities. Davidson School members of tie chamber look into their private libraries and prepare a list of reference Ixwks which could Ire made available to fellow members Fox also proposed a field trip in conjunction with the April meeting of the chamber, a ladies' night and dinner for lias tun chamber and to secondary school students who might have an interest in the meeting in May was also discussed. The remaining montlis would lor subject areas. He also proposed that the c lamber, in co-operation devoted to business sessions with full membership participating, with the exception CRANBROOK retail merchants assoc the summer months when Tlie "people'1 ccnLrc twice sponsor a major activities for the different capacities in city in would be proposed. toi-v since may become of the members chairman of the mem- again in yet a third capacity. proposed that the committee reported to Peter Fanning, new participate in any meeting that 31 members and recreation promotion of the paid their dues to date. lias outlined an are about 70 possible new role for Baker Santa parade was some of which have Mr. Fanning now suggestions proposed yet been approached for outdoor rink flooding of swimming pool, ioboggan, sleigh and ski runs for slopes of the trailer tenter park and the terraces, conversion of the pool rooms for skater change rooms, safe bonfire locations, and stringent restrictions of problem at winter park for family (HNS) of housing at a The plan calls for little hi District No. 1 finds I don't want the way of capital once again faced with to get back into hous- since the hillside layout is of having to for teachers, but at this for such spontaneous teacher at Elkford I don't see how Superintendent P. can avoid it." Grizzly said that Cominco authorities refused to board expects that when the fall term commences it lots for any but require six teachers at meet INov. although the board ad- the present time, only that this is only a guess. PINCHER CREEK principal is living last month's meeting trus- Due to the recent bad and the other Ted Stafford said there er the Grizzly district commute daily not be any more school Ecoutcrs' meeting was homes in Fernie. at Elkford un- foresaw situations the board receives popula- Those present decided could prevent projections from Cominco. next meeting will be held from getting io we can do is go by the 18 at 8 p.m. in the basement we he observed. the Elks Hall. Blairmorc. It Pullinger stated: "1 education supervi- hoped there will be a good a loss to understand A. Johnson commented that allows for a "before wo have another it. MI if y nc Mt iTHmuL'u up there we can do nothing if." TnACA arc .still not occupy- inGSf; the Elkford school which transported from Feniic Die Lettikidgc Herald COUNTRY August. drive In he 1i eld Correspondents in Your Area PINCHER t-T V- 1 I'lj I 'If' Saturday MRS. EDWARD LUNN (Spoiia Correspondent) Box (Special) 1st rinrhtr Creek Cubs PAUL ANDERSEN P.O. fox I-'conls nre linldinc .1 bolllc rive ,1! n ,1 in. Saturday. Nov. MRS. AUCC HACKP. General an- asked lo inert at. Seoul Hall at this time. MRS. FRANCIS MUEUER P.O. Box 319, Milk Groundwalcr and (lino will arrange transporta- MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI Box for this event. who wish to "lend a Contact Ihcsn poopta for your District in .sorting Ixillles may f or Classified out with Ihe hovs In the hall, rare-ills' services r he most appreciated. 1 Pols ns rom p roof Timdoy, November 16, 1971 THE inHBRIDGE HERAtD 3 1 SPAKWOOD (IINS) "We have pots and pans every- where to try to catch drips." This was a statement made by Frank Mitchell, principal of the S p a r o (i d Elcmcnlary School, at a recent meeting of school trustees. Carpets in ihe school arc stained and tiles arc lifting be- cause of moisture. Bruno Bevilacqua said he and Mr. Basarab had exam- ined tho roof which is con- sfruccd of neoprene hypolon and had discovered numerous air buhblcs which could easily be broken if anyone walks on Uie roof. It appeared that someone had walked there. Mr. Basarab offered to look after the repairs, using for a large part, hold-hack funds re- lative to the job, Trustee Ted Stafford felt this may obviate the guarantee. Mr. Basarab is to report to Spcrwood trustees on the mat- ter within a few days before any further action is taken. Acting chairman Doug Mc- Donald said have gotten ourselves in a position where we have leaking roofs in Spar- wood, Elkford and Ridgemont." 10-day shutdown for plant NATAL (HNS) Kaiser Re- sources Elkvicw Preparation Plant will be shut down for a period of 10 days in order to complete the construction work that has been in progress since Ihe early part of the year. Work commenced this week. As a result of this plant downtime, all company opera- tions except the coke ovens, Michel plant and powerhouse will be suspended for a period of seven days commencing at a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, and terminating at a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24. All sal- aried employees and certain union hourly employees will be scheduled for work during this period and will be so notified by their supervisors. When the plant is reac- tivated after the construction period, production will be at the rate required to fulfill the company's contractural obliga- tions. Last servce at Nalal SPARWOOD (HNS) Mem- bers of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 81 paid tribute to their comrades who made the supreme sacrif ice at a Remembrance Day ceremony. In so doing they wrote another chapter in the liistory of the former Village of Nalal. This was the last lime the service will be held at the present site of the War Memorial. Plans are for the memorial to be moved to a new location in the townsite of Sparwood. It is hoped that Ihe plaque bearing the names of men who lost their lives in the Second World War mil have been found by the time Ihe memorial is relocated so that it can lie erected permanently. If any person has information regard- ing the missing plaque, please contact any Legion member. Dnifj abuse tackled bv B.C. covl ion minister Donald Brothers lias announced the provinc i a I government is setting up com- munity advisory committees Jiroughout British Columbia to assess the drug abuse problem and recommend solutions. The minister said in an in- erview this action is part of a 'major program" launched by the government's committee on Irugs, alcohol and lolxiccn lo an escalating drug problem. The province has been divid- ed into six major regions, said, and a committee chosen tf lake ;m itivrnlnrv nf the clmu sifiifilinn in re- hack In I IIP government's drug oouncil. II is Imped thrsr committees will hp active "with. in a he said. CELTIC NAME The fish char is said to have got its name from Ihe Celtic word for blood because of the rod coloring of the lowrr sur- face of ils tody. WINS HERALD CONTEST Lawrence Lightburn, left, of Jaffray, B.C. receives a television set from Tom Tamura, the Herald's country circulation supervisor, for having his name drawn in a recent circulation drive contest. Each of the country carriers who subscribed ihree new customers had his name placed in a box. Al the end of the drive one name was drawn for the television. Lawrence has been a carrier for The Herald for the part two years and last year won a CP Air Youih Fare Card which is good until 1973. The card was won through the Herald's fall circulation drive. Lawrence, a grade 3 s'udcnt, increased his draw by five last year and another five this faH. Decoux Photo. Open-pit rescue creates interest NATAL (HNS) Kaiser Re-1 land. B.C.. to observe an open- sources, the home company of j pit mine rescue program. B.C.'s champion mine rescue team, has expressed interest in entering a team or teams hi a new field of rescue work, that of open-pit rescue. While conventional mine res- cue teams are trained in un- derground rescue operations dealing with explosions, cave- ins and other disasters com- mon to narrow underground tunnels where gas is a hazard, little attention has been paid, until recently to resale prob- lems common to surface mining operations. Kaiser Resources Limited recently sent three men to a demonstration at Brenda Mines. 20 miles west of Peach- Making the trip wore Law- rence Riffcl, assistant pit su- pcrintendent, Jack Hill, super- visor of security and Al Hcw- ett. .superintendent of personnel services. About 1 5 n representatives from mines across British Co- lumbia attended and watched while rescue teams from Cas- siar, Asbestos, Phoenix, Bren- da and Tasu tackled Depart- ment of Mules problems which included simulated avalanches, fire, ice breakthroughs, trucks shortcutling to pit bottom and trucks rcarcnding. The latter was a former Kai- ser Resources accident intro- duced by mines inspector Dick Lewis of Femic. The areas were liberal- i ly sprinkled with victims of i multiple injuries and other hazards such as leaking pro- pane, spilled gasoline, trcarh- j crous ground conditions, i cramped rescue conditions and smoke-filled rooms. AHr-r the display, a recep- tion and banquet was held with a short keynote address by Hon. Frank Riclitcr. minister of mines and pdrolcinn re- !sources. Chairman Bill Peck, chief in- .peclor of mines, predicted a good future for competitions in open pit rescue. An organizational meeting will be called shortly to dis- cuss procedures fnr the volun- tary rescue [cams at Harmer Ridge. II is expected that all B.C. open pi! mines will bo I represented in the 1972 com- i petitions. Croicsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rrp.( Blairmorc Phone 562-2149 open the Calona Sparkling White. The new fun wine, ith the same popping cork the same natural bubbles as champagne! Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries... when you're choosing wines to celebrate any occasion, look for Calonu's new Sparkling White. You'll Jove it... your guests will love it! the spirit of hospitality. Represented by L McGiiinncss Distillers Agencies LiJ. ;