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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Bottle battle begins CLARESHOLM (HNS) Claresholm town council unani- mously passed a motion by councillor Bill Laing to ask other municipalities for sup- port in Claresholm's drive against non-returnable bottles. The council will send letters to other towns and municipal councils asking them to consid- er also drawing up bylaws making it unlawful to sell soft drinks in thin bottles. Councillor Laing said he was "thrilled with the favorable re- sponse from individuals." New 4-H beef club is formed CRANBROOK (Special) East Kootenay has a new and fifth 4-H Beef Club for mem- bers in Cranbrook rural and Kootenay River area, charter- ed as Rocky Mountain Beef Club. It starts with a member- ship of a dozen, most of whom already have their 1970 calves and will raise them over the next eight months toward East Kootenay 4-H Achievement Day judging. so far se- cured include a few Charolais. Leaders are Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Johnson, Baker Mountain Road on the edge of Cran- brook, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Head of Yahk, and Barbara Bete, rural Cranbrook. Month- ly meetings will be at the John- son home where regular lead- ership help and advice will be given, and advisory services of Waldo Dixson of Moyie are being sought. dub president is David Sand- berg, vice president Brenda Belway, secretary Kathryn G a u e r, treasurer Leonard Sandberg, information officer Debbie Johnson, and member- ship recruiter Judy Johnson. NIMBLE NEEDLES AND HOPING BEEF WINNERS-Color Night is always a big annual event in the 4-H program and this year's affair was no exception. Winners of the 4-H Nimble Needles Club and the Hoping 4-H Short Grass Beef Club gather at the Hoping Community Centre to display the trophies they received. Back row, left to right: Bonnie Laqua, Teresa Garber, Sherry Lee, Sherry Black and Patricia Herbst. Front row, left to right: Wendy Kanig, Leona Fauth, Cheri Hirsche, Sharon Wesley, Michael Fauth, Rod- ney Dixson and Ken Kanig. Thekla Ehries Photo expenditure proposed by commission COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale police commission presented its proposed budget for 1971 to town council recent- ly. It amounted to No breakdown of figures was avail- able at this time. The 1970 bud- get was It is expected (lie suggested budget will see considerable rf- duction before council will ac- cept it. Budget meetings are planned Social planned at Barons hall BARONS Wendy Rasmus sen, recreation director of til north county recreation depar ment, says a social get-togethe will be held from 1 to 5 p.m Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Baron Community Hall. The gathering is to welcom 'Ghost town' sends man to hear centennial plans By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK East Koote- nay basic gathering toward whooping it up for British Col- umbia's 100th birthday in Con federation got off to a good start at a recent meeting with provincial centennial chairman L. J. Wallace and his assistants. A representative came the 200 miles from Donald on the rail- way main line, now almost Trout pond discussion schedided COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the John Davidson School. Trout pond developments will be discussed. Punch cards for the turkey draw project are to be dis- tributed. The public will be able to obtain them from mem- bers. Final plans for the Valentine Dance and Trophy Day will be made. A film will be viewed. ghost town status, but Eas Kootenay's first railway cam community as advance for thi CPH construction by 1885 whicl was the bargaining point t bring B.C. into Canada in 1871 Representatives also cami from other points up the Colum bia River from Donald, includ ing Golden, Spillimachine, Par son, then points down the Root enay from Wasa and Wardner the Dewdney Trail from Cres ton and Moyie, and Crowsnes Pass approach area of Fernie and Jaffray, and also from thi major centres of Kimberley and Cranbrook. Provincially employed A Collier of Nelson, Kootenay sup- ervisor of recreation, will be executive officer for plans while local committees will try to co ordinate celebrations through the year. However agreed on by all centres was a local rousing New Year's Eve with bonfires and hells to put the province's 100th birthday year on the rec- ord in its opening seconds. Tea, bazaar COALDALE (HNS) Coal- dale Arts and Crafts will stage a tea and bazaar from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 in a lo- cal hardware store. CHIPS WITH EVERY ORDER Papa Fry Cod. Reg. 95c fQ Momma Fry Cod. Reg. 75e Small Fry Cod. Reg. 55e J FAMILY CHIP FRY Enough Filh find Chips to feed S la 7 people! A 3.50 for only Offer Expires Saturday, Nov. 28, 8 p.m. Open Daily 4 p.m. value FISH CHIPS 2716 12th Avenue South. Phone 328-8392 senior citizens and other inter- ested people who have the time and would like to come out and enjoy themselves. Transporta- tion will be looked after. It is hoped this will become a monthly event being held in different communities in the north county so future plans will develop. The group has also looked into a tour of Christmas lights in Lethbridge, and will bring this up at the gathering. Plans for Dec. 8 include bingo, cards, singing, and tea and crumpets. Phone the recreation office, 732-4774, every week day morn- ing for more information. by council. The first of three meetings before the new yea will be held Dec. 7. It will dea with revision of the five-yea capital improvement genera plan. The next one will dea with the general budget of the town and a third one will be held to tie things together. Mayor A. F. Blakie remind ed council much homework must be done by the indwidua councillors so that they are properly prepared to presen the budget from their depart- ment. Carol service Sunday COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass Choral So- ciety, in co-operation with 'Pass churches, will sponsor a community advent carol ser- vice in tlie Crowsnest Pass High School at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. This worship service will mark the beginning of the ad- vent season. A collection will be taken for the "Pakistan Relief Fund. Rev. Nakayama speaks COALDALE (HNS) Rev. Canon G. G. Nakayama of Coaldale spoke at the 65th an- niversary celebration service of the Japanese Anglican Church in Canada. It was held in Vancouver. The commemorating service was held in the Church of the Holy Cross, a Japanese-Angli- can Church in Vancouver sit- uated near Fraser Ave. Canon Nakayama has been involved in the Canadian Jap- anese Anglican Church move- ment for 41 years. He has been serving in Coaldale and the surrounding southern Alberta area for the past 25 years. Services are held in English and Japanese. Church requests cemetery COALDALE (HNS) Acting on the request of Rev. David J. Pankratz of the Mennonite Brethren Church, council wi make an effort to develop community or municipal ceme- tery here. Coaldale town council wil spearhead the move. A mee ng will be called which wi lave town, County of Lell >ridge officials and represents lives from the Coaldals Mei nonite Cemetery. The location suggested is th Mennonite Brethren C h u r c site just north of the town units. A new church is milt in town therefore the olc eague Yaucy Greeu set I for youngsters PINCHER CREEK (Special) The West Castle Ski Hub announces that the Nancy Green Ski League will again be in full operation for children 13 years and under. No racing experience is re- quired for these are fun races and team competition to teach the young skier the fine points of good form and controlled turns. Around mid-January every weekend until mid February, there will be races and a win- ning team from tlus area com- petes in the provincial ski-off. Hopefully, tlus year will see more teams and better races. _ The Canadian SW Association in Calgary requests immediate registration from ski clubs, so for further information, please phone Mrs. Marion Miller at 627-4159, church property, adjacent to the Coaldale Mennonite Ceme- tery, could be the location. Councillors LeRon Low and Frank F. Wiens were appointed to serve council on the matter. Mrs. Hubka elected by Friday, November 27, 19X0 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 women BOW ISLAND (HNS) Mrs. Otto Hubka recently was elect ed president of the United Church! Women here. Other new officers are Mrs. Beryl Williams, vice-presisienl Urs. Rudy Wudrick, secretary; Mrs. Ron Calder, treasurer. In charge of Christian educa- ,ion is Mrs. Bill Calder and .Irs. Allen Egan. Mrs. Ormond Mitchell and (Irs. Minnie Erickson are ill charge of social service. The programing will be led >y Mrs. Beryl Williams and .Irs. Allen Egan. Mrs. Art Robertson and Mrs. Jadlene Whitney will look af- .cr cards and flowers. A major project is par- els for the Naramata, B.C. raining school. Ceramic workshops COALDALE (HNS) Cc- amic workshops are being onducted by the Coaldale Arts nd Crafts at' 7 p.m. every Thursday in the Kate Andrews ligh School. Mrs. Jock Carpenter of Lelh- ridge is'instructor. No reply yet NATAL (HNS) District of Sparwood council reviewed its offer made some time ago to Crows Nest Industries for land for the next development stage of Sparwood across Highway 3 from the present lownsite. Because no reply has been received to this offer the muni- cipal clerk was asked to con- tact the parties involved in the transaction to get negotiations under way again. The municipality has expro- priation powers. Fill Kaiser posts FERNIE (HN3) Norm Crossfield of Fernie has been named supervisor of employ- ment and benefits for Kaiser Resources. Don Cadman is supervisor of recruitment. Grant Optz is su- pervisor of labor relations. Battersea Wl IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Fourteen attended the recent Battersea Women's Institute meeting here to elect Mrs. T. Nolan president; Mrs. D. Oli- ver, vice president; Mrs. W. Kirby, secretary and Mrs. R. Harvie treasurer. Directors are Mrs. C. Cook, Mrs. N. M. Oliver and Mrs. H. M. Haney. Miss Cheryl Oga spoke about the Alberta WI Girls' Club con- ference at Olds. Drive falls short CHANBROOK (Special) Though withholding actual to- tal for the present, public rela- tions chairman for Cranbrook United Appeal Frank Neads reports the board believes the final anticipated amount will be This is short of the objective for the 15 agencies listed. Constributions will be re- duced by eight 'per cent for each budget. Trees for park MONARCH munity meeting in the Monarch auditorium, with 16 people decided to order trees "or the new recreation park, namely Chinese willows and Brooks No. 6 poplars. Revive Kinsmen NATAL, B.C. (HNS) The Association of Kinsmen Clubs is endeavoring to recharter the Kinsmen Club in the District of Spanvood. An organizational meeting was held at the Kinsmer Health Centre in Natal will deputy governor Norm Hul and members of Fernie anc Cranbrook Kinsmen club in at tendance. Although some 45 letters were sent out regarding the meeting, only two interest ed persons made an appear ance. The Kinsmen still hope to form a club in Sparwood. Christmas lights COALDALE (HNS) Nev Christmas street lights are ex- pected to arrive shortly. The town is in the third year of a three-year plan to pur- chase lights. Town council said recently they will be mounted early in December. Police commission COALDALE (HNS') Re- cently reappointed to the police commission for two-year pe- riods were J. B. R. Staddon, Rudy Getlman and Herb Klas- sen. Community club TYRRELL'S LAKE (HNS) The Hope Community Club held its November meeting at the home of Mrs. Maizie Jacob- son. Roll call was a recipe and gifts for the Raymond mental hospital patients were brought. Mrs. Ethel Fletcher won the tea prize. The Christmas party fur husbands and wives will be held Dec. 5 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Brantncr of Lelhbridgc. Happy Valley bonspiel starts Dec. 4 NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Curl- ing highlight of the district next month will be the annual Happy Valley Men's Open Bon- spiel, a three-day affair start- ing Friday Dec. 4. The first 32 rinks will be ac- cepted and all games through- out the three-day bonspisl will be played on the four sheets of ice at the Natal curling rink. Entries for this bonspiel are to be in by Dec. 2 and sub- mitted to Siro Cimolini or by phoning 425-7792 or 425-6262. ORANGE DRIVE COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Kinsmen will conduct their mandarin orange drive here Monday, Nov. 30. Contact Ivan Boras at if can- vassers fail to call, said Kins- men officials. Revise plan COALDALE (HNS) Town council wants to embark on a revision of the five-year plan. Planning is projected for the next 20 years. Council noted (lie revision is long overdue. The original was prepared in 1863. Some projects have been completed. Council will request additional copies of the plan from the Oldman River Re- gional Planning Commission. ACT satellite station 4sure' By VERN DECOUX Crowsncst Pass Bureau COLEMAN Stan Bates of Calgary, representing CFCN- TV met Coleman council re- cently to discuss the possibility of installing a satellite in the area to bring better Calgary television reception for the Crowsnest Pass. Mr. Bates informed council Alberta Government Tele- phones is researching cost and sites for installing a satellite to service the entire 'Pass district. He informed council that it was 80 per cent sure the satellite would be installed this spring. Following heated discussion on the legality of a recent vote held in Coleman which favored the town's participation in the costs of building the Crowsnest Pass Community Swimming pool, all correspondence per- :airiing to the matter will be sent to the attorney general re- questing his legal decision on .he matter. Council will abide the decision. A letter was received from lie Town of Blairmore request- ing support for a resolution drawn up by the Town of Bidir- morc that a committee be 'ormed to look into the feasibil- ity of getting a senior citizens rame builC in the Crowsnest Pass. Coleman councillors felt Jiat they had "enough head- aches at the present time." A new dog bylaw had its third reading and rates for males and spayed females .was raised .0 and female licence was raised to Impounding fees were also raised and Robert Melvin was hired as local dog- calciier. Approval was given to A. Ashby of Calgary to open up and operate a second hand fur- niture store. The application of Mrs. Bon- nie Schile to take over the duties of caretaker for the town offices was accepted. Councilman Mel Cornell re- ported police are continuing their investigation on the van- dalism in the Coleman post of- fice building. Reports indicate several mail boxes were broken into and pension cheques taken. Council congratulated coun- cilman Graham Atkinson on his new business venture. Mr. At- kinson has taken over a groc- ery store. Town employee John Oswald will attend a water and sewer training school to be held in January. Secretary treasurer Clar- ence Schile informed council the government paving grant of has been received. He also advised that the final re- quisition of was paid to the Crowsnest Pass School Divi- sion. ATTENTION CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS Special Rates ON BULK ORDERS Place your orders by phoning 327-6312 or 327-4228 WE DEtlVER VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT F. P. WALSHE HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM FORT MACLEOD, ALBERTA Saturday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m. NINE PARTICIPATING TEAMS Get a taste of the good times with Old Vienna Canada's best tasting lager beer 6REWEP BIGHT HERE IN ALBERTA, D'KEEFE BREWING COMPANY LIMITED ;