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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SKATING RINK ADDITION - Taking part in a sod-r�^ r^"V6rei1iony signalling start of construction on the $20,000 addition to the Picture ^"^^^3 orena are' 'eft t0 right: Councillor Earl Mcllroy, chairman of the north Ration board; Coun- cillor Ben Nyhof; Ted Koyata, president of the Picture Bu-i-*^^e '^l Harpo Moriyama, town secretary; Mayor Alex Chronik; Councillor Duane O I Branch, president of the Picture Butte Lions Club and Councillor Joe Ju i-^L-P. Johnson Photo Burton: Game Laws Erode Landowner Rights By MARGARET LUNN Herald News Service PINCHER CREEK - Fish and game laws are outmoded and the game should he the property of the landowner, says Dr. Gordon Burton, president of the Western Stock Growers Association. He was addressing a general meeting of the Foothills Protective Association recently at Pincher Creek. He stated the belief that all wildlife in Canada belongs to the people is no longer applicable. He also said if we continue to erode the rights of the landowner he'll soon have no rights left. With, 75 j>&r- cent of the province's population living in towns and cities the demand for recreational service is putting undue pressure on the land owner. This meeting was called to inform the m-embership prior to the hunting- The following res-olution was passed unanimously: Be it resolved: That when the fire hazard is Mrs. Wilder Elected Piano Recital Saturday Murdoch To Perform By VERW DECOUX Crowsnest Pass Bureau BLAIR MORE - Kenneth Murdoch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stu Murdoch formerly of Coleman and now of Hinton, will present a piano recital in the Isabelle Sellon School here at C:15 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, under the auspices of the CNP Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Murdoch, a native son of Coleman, has studied music under Mrs. Madeline Pinkney of Blairmore for eight years has since attended the Univ^^^-, sity of Alberta in Edmon**^'^ where he received the bache=L of music degree in 1969. _. Owen Selk Heads Lions WRENTHAM (HNS) - The Wrentham Lions' Club elected a new slate of officers: Owen Selk, president; Nick Lastuka, first vice - president; Charles Brantner, second vice - president; Brian O'Neill, secretary; Gerry G Till, treasurer; and Vince Bobinec, tail-twister. The club meets semi-monthly for a supper meeting. Meetings are held in the Civic Centre and are catered to by members of the women's groups of the Roman Catholic, KDS and community churches. Tag Day For CNIB Saturday COALDALE (HNS) - Co^^ dale Pythian Sisters will be oug Stewart of Kimberley. Garrison Ball FORT MACLEOD (Special) - The Garrison Ball, one of South Alberta's most colorful annual events, will be held in the Fort 1VC ra cleod Elk's Hall Nov. 7. In the early 1800's the Garrison Bail was the highlight of the season. The ball -will be as much like the first ones as possible: dress is formal, scarlet coats will be very much in evidence and period dresses -will be the order of thue day. high enough to wan-ant the closing of the Forest Reserves to all travel, then let it be known that the Protective Association will close the adjacent areas by way of "No Trespassing" signs should conditions warrant it. TRESPASS ACT The Wildlife and Trespass Act also came in for some critical discussion. Helmut Entrup, surface rights specialist with Unifarm, warned the landowner to beware of signing contracts with oil and utility companies before getting qualified advice. Individual landowners are not usually in apositionto deal with a "landman." A similar association has been organized in the Cochrane district and its president, Newt Gilbert, was on hand to out' line the aims and objectives of the organization. He thought that the two associations should keep in close touch as their I aims and objectives are the same. MLAs ATTEND Alvin Bullock, MLA for Card ston and Charles Drain, MLA for Pincher Creek - Crowsnest, both attended the meeting and agreed to present the views of the association to the proper departments of the government. With a membership of 250, the association emphasizes the majority of members will be posting their land with "No Tresspassing Without Written Permission" signs. The co-operation of the sportsmen is requested in obtaining permis sion slips before entering private property. The meeting was chaired by the Pincher Creek association president, H. Hammond. may be left with Mrs. Scnc^l May End Club Davis. She lives on Main St. -u"" j C0AU)ALE (HNS) - Mem-Coaldale. ^i-vs- te ot the Coaldale and Dis-Pythians learned ^cerx*^ Wet 1% and Game AsS0cia-Mrs. Vern Schied of Coal&.e*^_ iu, ... . was aided by the CNIB. ", be given an ulb-recent cornea transplant opeor^* TT. either there is a bet-tion was a complete succ&s^5 ~ IF "'Nance or the organiza-Mrs. Nolan said. _m m disband, says Jim Mc- Quillan, president. There is a membership of about 200. Members will be given a final opportunity to show their interest at the 8 p.m. meeting Tuesday, Nov- 3. Election of officers is scheduled. Walker's Specie! Old Hirar^nu Walker's Special Old Caxr**ttlian Whisky wins ti taste, wins on smoothness, wins "on popularity. Make yours Special Old. You cr^atrit lose. The Winner. Pot-Luck Supper WRENTHAM (HNS) - Wrentham Community Church Sunday School held annual promotion day activities recently, ending with a pot-luck supper and program. Mrs- Gerry GorriU, superintendent, introduced the program: a reading; vocal duet; skits; cLr-amatizing of parables; joke-in; game; and congregational singing accompanied by Flo "Wliitrow and Chester Greeno. Eviction Deadline Has Passed NATAL, B.C. (HNS) -The committee established to consider extension of leases on houses owned by the Regional District of East Kootenay met recently . Reports from the meeting are that no extensions will be granted ox cept to those who have rrw houses in Sparwood under construction. They have permission to stay in Natal until their homes are ready for occupancy. The eviction notices served to some 72 renters of RDEK-own-ed homes in Natal read September 30 as the deadline to vacate. The eviction notices served will also stand for all others ijaeluding welfare recipients . Those recieving welfare may be able to ot? tain assistance in moving from the welfare office. The committee formed to look into each case separately consisted of Alderman Earl Tabor, District of Sparwood representative to the RDEK; George Fedorek, area "A" RDEK board member; Frank Bertoia, Regional District of East Kootenay administrator and Loretta JVIontemurre, municipal clerk:. Slides by Per Hem of Norway, were shown. He has spent the summer months on the Chester Greeno farm. He, along with three fellow Norwegians, made a trip early in the summer to British Columbia, Disneyland, Mexico and several other western states. JOHNSON Jack Johnson Celebrates 90th Birthday FORT MACLEOD (Special) - John M. (Jack) Johnson, an oldtimer of the south MacLeod district, recently observed his 90th birthday at the Pioneer Lodge. By the ripe age of 13 he had been bitten by the call of the wide world. He left his native Sweden and moved to England He left England in 1902 and came to Canada. He arrived in Fort Macleod on June 15, 1903, and began working on the CPR's boarding car department. Recalling some of his experiences he remembers that there were more people living in the Barracks (NWMP) than there were in the town of Macleod. The CPR sent the "car" out for different gang jobs, at times they cooked for as many as 455 men. One three-week stint that stands out in Mr Johnson's memory is the sad story of the Barr Colonists. It seems that this Mr. Barr gath ered people in England and told them of the great opportunities in the new world Some 4,000 sold their property handed over the money for Barr to buy them land in Can ada and make all the arrangements for moving. Passage was secured and they reached Winnipeg. There the fraudulant Mr  Barr was found out. Arriving in Saskatoon, then a town of 160 people the 4.000 found nowhere to go, no land, no money. The government was call ed in and they, in turn hired the CPR to look after feeding these people until they could be provided for. The story ended on a happier note as most of the people were finally situated in the Lloydminster area. In 1908 Mr. Johnson bought a half section of farm land in the Ardenville district. He farmed there until retirement in 1946 A bachelor, his experience on the cook car made him the envy of most of the housewives in the community. Some of them still recall Ills famous raisin cookies. Upon asking him for the recipe his answer was, "They were very simple just one, two, three and that' all there is to it," then he add ed, "of coiu-se, that gives you lots of room for alterations.' A I CD Here's Proof Our Prices Are Low! Prices effective until closing Saturday, October 17th TABLE RITE RED BRAND STANDING ROAST Young boneless leg. 69' TABLE RITE Pork Roasts no waste ....... lb. ROBIN HOOD ASST. LAYER Cake Mixes 18-oz. pkgs. for 95 LIBBY FANCY CREAM Corn or Peas 14-oz. tins 4 * 89* NABOB REGULAR COFFEE 8c off - 2-lb. bag LIBBY DEEP PRESTONE Peaches ,28.,,ns 2 (,85(! Defw9�it ,lb pk9 -J .29 ....... 1 gal. size Anti Freeze , aaL size 2'*9 KING SUGAR 2 LB. PKG. Tomato Soup or Vegetable Heinz ............... 10-oz. tins _ Margarine c""^ off 3n�. 1'09 Salmon , Clover Leaf nk ............ 734-oi. tin 8 * 1 �00 1 49" CANADA FANCY B.C. MACINTOSH APPLES 4-lb. bag Oranges California ...... 4-lb. bag 59' WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;