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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Placid Oil Co. To Mine Copper CRANBROOK (Special) Placid Oil Company, a private company reportedly subsidiary of a large Texas conglomerate, has released details io a Cran- brook newspaper of a major copper mining development it plans to start producing March 1. Location is on the most west- erly Rocky .Mountain face above Bull Kiver, on the Steeples Range. Resident engineering head, Fergus Kerr is in charge of the project, and the company 1 s now registered in British Col- umbia. The announcement establish- es J5.3 million initial invest- ment in surfacing mining ore in almost adjacent parcels of 45 acres, including flotation pro- cess mill which will reduce the surface rock, assaying up to 2.5 per cent copper, to 25 per cent copper concentrate for custom shipping to a smelter. Its pending application before the pollution control board re- ports there will be no effluent since the mill process will re- cycle liquid continuously, and tailings will be ponded in plas- tic lined rock and concrete ba- sins. Wright Engineering of Van- couver is consultant firm on supervising construction and a number of initial site contracts are at starting stage. Initial announcement puts five to six years estimate on strip ore resource, with dia- mond drilling under way to- ward determining assays of lode which could extend the opera- tion another several years through underground mining. The company also reports its planned reclamation program for the surface operation has been termed highly acceptable by provincial departments in- volved. Housing Leaps At Cranbrook CRANBROOK (Special) With construction labor man agement strife well over, the area is apparently going wide open on new construction. Building permits issued by Fingerlings Promise Good Fishing BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Fisherman in the Crcwsnesl Pass and southern Alberta will be pleased to learn that the provincial fish and wildlife de- partment has planted finger' lings in local areas. The plantings included 000 in Beaver Mines Lake, ap- proximately in Island Lake, in Lee Lake and in Burmis Lake. The department of highways in the Crowsnest Pass received a number of "animal crossing" signs from the game branch. These signs are being installed. Coaldale Facts Fill Brochure COALDALE (HNS) The in- dustrial branch of the depart- ment of industry and develop- ment would like to update a survey of Coaldale in pamphlet form. Councillor Hans Pfeffel stated this to council. He said the branch would print 700 copies free of charge. The town will receive 200 copies. Mayor Ron Low appointed councillors Pfeffel and Frank F. Wiens along with office staff necessary to prepare the pam- phlet. The remaining council- lors will be given opportunity to add their suggestions. Historical facts and other im- portant data will be included. PRINTS BROCHURE COALDALE (HNS) A bro- chure promoting the building of the Coaldale and District Sportsplex will be printed by a Calgary firm. The material in the promo- tionary pamphlet is being pre- pared by the southern country regional recreation board and the sportplex fund-raising com- mittee. lie Regional District of East Kootenay inspector Ashly Oli- ver covering construction in un- organized territory through East Kootenay. tallied an esti- mated value of for January-September of 1970. Majority of this is industrial, now'that the construction situ- ation has stabilized: City inspector John Davis re- ports Cranbrook issued 13 per- mits during September valued at Most of it was in housing starts, 13 units to bring the 1970. total of.housing starts in the city to 136 so far. This is two less than the housing starts for the first nine months of 1969. Jolly Janes Enrols Four New Members WARNER (HNS) The War- ner Jolly Janes Girls Club held its first meeting of the fall term recently in the Warner Mem- orial Library with 18 members and four new members present. Supervisors are Mrs. C. (Dor- othy) Soice and Mrs. V. (Ella) Heppler. New officers are: president, Gail Biggers; vice-president, Wendy Heppler; secretary, Pamela Heppler; treasurer, Debbie Nilsson; social conven- er, Laura Pittman. Next meeting is the second Wednesday of October. Roll call will be the payment of dues. CELEBRATE 50 YEARS TOGETHER Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Pierson will observe their golden anniversary at the LDS.Staka Centre of p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 in an open house reception. They were married at Taber Oct. 6, 1920. William Gilbert Pierson ond Lucille Tufts were both born at Beddington, Idaho, he on January 26, 1895 and she on July 6, 1898. The William L. Pierson family trekked overland to Cardston in 1899 and went to Magroth the following year to work on the irrigation canal, while the Josiah Tufts family moved up to Magrath in 1903 and on to Taber in 1904. The Piersons came 1o Taber in 1904, and for 50 years from 1910 Bert Pierson was employed by the CPR. Following their marriage, Mr. Pierson served for 37 years as a station agent at Barnwell where for four years he was a bishop of the LDS ward there. Ross Gibb Photo Miss Dixie Stroman Honored WARNER (HNS) A mis cellanious shower honoring Mis Dixie Stroman, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Chester Stroman, was leld recently in the Warner Memorial Library. Miss Veronica Stroman was n charge of the guest book. Mrs. Ed (Alyx) Nemeth act ed as master of ceremonies am >resented the program: reading >y Mrs. Alyx Nemeth; piano solo by Miss Veronica Stro man; vocal solo by Mrs. Leigh iutchinson, accompanied by Mrs. Lois Currie at the piano a reading by Mrs. Jean Hirsche What is a Husband' and 2m piano solo by Mrs. Lois Currie The bride-to-be was present ed with a corsage made by Mrs Ivy Mattock. She was assistec in opening her gifts by her sis Country Music Leaders Named NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Singer and writer Merle Hag- has been nominated nine times in six of the 11 categories :pr this year's Country Music Association awards. Johnny Cash, who swept five of the 11 awards last year, ricked up four nominations for :he Oct. 14 presentation, along rath Charley Pride and Conway Twitty, also with four each. Haggard was nominated for Sntertainer of the Year, single record, two times, album two .imes, Song of the Year two imes and male vocalist and, rath his wife Bonnie Owens, duo. Great West Loses Money CALGARY (CP) Grea West International Equities lost during the las nine months ended July 31. Most of the loss cams from the write off of when the company terminated its in- terest in a California comput ing service. Operations of the company before the extraordinary item produced earnings of or 14.9 cents a share compared with or 12.2 cents a share in the first nine months a year ago. Total revenues were million, down million for the period ended in LAUNCH SPUTNIK MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union launched No. 366 in its unmanned Cosmos series of earth satellites yesterday, Tass news agency said. PLANT RESUMES OPERATION John Hessels of Taber, operations superintendent at Alia. Fresh Produce Ltd. makes final adjustments to packaging machinery as the four- year-old plant readies for operation after two years of idleness. The plant will pack- ago only No. 1 potatoes under agreement with Sun Alia Potato Processors at Taber who will take the remainder of Ihe crop for processing. Alia Fresh will package bakers ond table polaloes graded according Io weight. Ross Gibb Photo ters, Miss Terry and Miss Wen- dy Stroman, and Mis-s Ella Jes- person, Lethbridge. Her sister Mrs. Debbie Black, Foremost, recorded and placed the gifts for view. Miss Dixie Stroman will be married to Robert Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walt Jones pn Saturday, Oct. 3, in the Memor- ial Evangelical Church at War- ner. Advance Poll October 9 COALDALE (HNS) Ad- vance polling here will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at the town office. Herb Fletcher is the relum- ing officer. The electorate will decide which two of five nominees they choose as councillors. In the running are: incumb' ent Mike Batycky, Mrs. Frank Goertzen, Andrew Aim, Abe Ens and Peter G. Martens. Electors will also be asked in a plebiscite whether they favor the establishment of an Alberta Liquor Store. The result of the vote will determine council's decision. It Nasser Assured Of Place In Paradise CAIRO (AP) According to Moslem belief, the date of President Nasser's death coincides with the day the Prophet Mohammed's soul rose to heaven. Nasser, who died recently of a heart attack, is assured of a place in paradise as a result, Moslem scholars say. Mourners in Cairo streets chanted: "To paradise, Nas- and "You died on a holy night." Shatterproof Lenses Needed WASHINGTON (AP) The raid Drug Administration announced yesterday it intends to require the use of shatter- proof lenses in all spectacles. The substitution of laminated glass, heat-tempered glass or Dlastic for ordinary glass should reduce the estimated injuries a year from Broken lenses, the FDA said. The regulation effective af- ter comment from, industry and the public is acted on will cover all types of spcc- .aeles. Contact lenses are ex- empted. WANTS CONTROL COALDALE (HNS) Coim- Eon Reimer wants a res- ilution sent to the Urban Mu- licipalities Association stating he government should remain n full control of sweepstakes, tloney raised should go to- vards education, Mr. Rcimcr aid. He was informed it was too ate to send a resolution Io tho onvcntion slated for Calgary n mid-October. will not mean the government will reply in the affirmative. Election day here is Wednes- day, Oct. 14, from 10 to 8 p.m. in the Coaldale Community Hall. Catholic Women Welcome Priest WARNER (HNS) The War- ncr Catholic Women's League held its September meeting at the home of Mrs. Catherine Drake. Co-hostess was Mrs. Mary Heppler. Final Meeting OctoJjer 13 COALDALE (HNS) The final meeting .of the present town council is slated for p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. Meetings are usually held on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday it was changed to Tuesday. Election Day is Wednesday, Oct. 14. It will be the last meeting for John Clarke as councillor. His term expires and he did not stand for re-election. Councillor Mike Batycky whose term also expires is in the running as councillor with four other candidates. It also means the last meet- ing for Ron Low as Mayor. He will continue in his term as councillor. Mr. Low was ap- pointed Mayor since July with the resignation of Rev. R. D. Johnstone. A. F. Blakie was elected Mayor for the town of Coal- dale by acclamation on nomin- ation day held recently. He mil hold this position until the civic election in October 1971. All terms will expire then. Auction Medal For LONDON (Reuters) A Lon- don dealer in military awards paid at Sotheby's auction for a version of the George Cross awarded it the Second World War. It was the highest price ever received for a military medal. The St. Paul's miiitel of the cross was awarded in 1940 to Army1 Lieut. Robert Davies for defusing a bomb which threatened to destroy St. Paul's Cathedral. -Mvndoy, Ottobtr 5, 1970 THE lETHMIDGt HERALD 3 Skiers Lose Rope Tow At 'Pass BLAIRMORE (CNP New towers, pulleys and other equipment will have to be in- stalled on the Blairmore s k i hull if skiers want tow facili- ties. The antiquated rope hand- tow on the hill has been con- demned by government regula- tions. Members and interested per- sons are urged to turn out for the work bees being planned for the weekends. Members turning out for t h e work parties will be paid at tho rate of per hour for adults, which money will be deducted from the member's club fee. Members wishing to work- should phone 563-3006. Membership fees have been set at for families, adults students and children The slate of officers this sea- son includes president Jacques Martin of Coleman, vice-presi- dent Ken Croteau of Blairmora and secretary-treasurer Willie Sygutek of Blairmore. President Mrs, Mary Biggcrs called the meeting to order and welcomed the new priest, Uev. J, M. Jordan from Milk River. Mrs. Catherine Drake gave tire spiritual program. The sale of church souwmir plates was discussed, with an offer gratefully accepted from the Allerston women to sell plates at their Bazaar Oct. 7. The Warner CWL will hold its annual church supper Nov. 8 from 12 noon until 5 p.m. Part of the proceeds will be used to send two members to the re- gional conference in Brooks. Sale of the contents of the rectory was discussed. Mrs. Mary Flexhaug present- ed a program on Christian Family Life. Father Jordan gave statistics on the new parish, which now includes four churches: Warn- er, Milk River, Allerston and Coutts. This was followed by a group discussion on "How can we im- prove relations in our The three main answers were: attend each other's church functions, help and sup- port each other, and be toler- ant. Meeting .day has been changed to the first Monday of each month. Nov. 2 meeting will be hosted by Mrs. Frances Collin and Mrs. Margaret Onda. CVPE Aids Hospital BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Adelle Panek, secretary-trea- surer of the Crowsnest Pass local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, presented the Crowsnest Pass Hospital with a cheque for to aid with the purchase of a sound projector. John Gibos, retiring president of the Crowsnest Pass local, was presented with a gift by Nap Milroy, Lethbridge CUPE representative. Mr. Gibos has been president of the group for tire past eight years. Fred Painter has now taken over the duties of presi- dent. New Granddaughter WARNER Jack Ashmore is visiting her daugh- ter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bryce Baron and sons of Fort Williams, Ont., to welcome a new granddaughter to the fam- ily. Visit Mother WARNER (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Barry Robins and son David of Chicago, HI., are visit- ing her mother, Mrs. Lydia Tetzlaff and her brothers Max and Lyle. TRUMPET RENTALS .50 PER MONTH MUSICLAND Cor. 3rd Ave. 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 Tree Gifts from Shell Right now your Shell dealer has a wide choice of beautiful gifts for you. Collect your coupons, free with a gasoline purchase, and take your pick. For a limited time, Shell dealers in your area will give free Coupons with every gasoline purchase of S1.00 or more. (The number of Coupons you'll receive depends on the value of your gasoline Simply collect the Coupons and trade them for your choice of these magnificent gifts: 1. "Java Jug" Coffee Mugs. Sturdy, heat-holding mugs by Anchor Hocking. Choice of two cheory patterns. 2. "Tahiti" Patio Set. Big 6'l-oz. pitcher. Matching 12-oz. glasses... Stunning frosted, bamboo pattern. 3. "Fire King" ovenware. Goes from oven to table. Choose from 2 covered Casseroles, or 8" Cake Pan. A. "AmberglQW" Tumblers by Anchor Hocking. Rich amber col- our, graceful shape, tip-resistant bases. Start collecting now. Take your pick from a wide choice of beautiful gilts all free with special Gift Coupons from local Shell Dealers. Get free gifts and good clean mileage... from Shell. ;