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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD Saturday, October 16, 1971 JUST US PARTY SWEEPS TO POWER Just Us candidates achieved power at Noble Central High School recently, sending the Macaiaka Party to the political wilderness. The new executive includes, back row, from left: John Davies, sports representative; and Rosalie Konynenbelt, vice-presidenK Front row: Diane Rogers, secretary; Alex Hann, president; and Susan Paul, treasurer. Luchia Photo. Citizens'' protests wins government action Castle River Ranger Station to be re-opened PINCHER CREEK (Special) Charles Drain, MLA for the Pincher Creek-Crowsnest con- stituency, says the department of lands and forests has in- formed him (lie Castle River Ranger Station will be re-open- ed Local citizens protested the closure recently when it was learned the ranger residences re to be moved to Blair- more. They were given assurance, that all action would cease until an investigation was made. Elk Valley zoning nears By NANCY MILES Herald News Service CRANBROOK Regional District of East Kootenay Zon- ing Bylaw 1. applying to the 600 square-mile Elk Valley 'ex- cept for to lieutenant-governor order-in- counci! and enactment. Two additional RDEK zoning bylaws regulating was a Devel- opment Area toward conserv- ing wholesome recreation en- vironment, and (he othei limit- ing a big land parcel just north of new city limits to agricul- tural and industrial use, have been enacted. Bylaw 1, prepared in IfJG9 GRAVEL SALE! We ars overstocked on inch washed gravel. gravel is excellent for roads, parking areas, etc, Reg. Price cu. yd. SAIE PRICE TOLLESTRUP SAND ond GRAVEL CO. Ph. 327-4280 raised an uproar among the 20 or so ranchers of Elk Valley running 80 miles north from Spanvood where energetic coa! exploration and developmenl have intruded to river headwa- ters. Ranchers formed an articu- late land protective group to balk the 80-acre minimum for development. The municipal affairs depart- ment, under fire by rancher criticism, returned Lite bylaw for more acceptable terms which apparently have been 'worked out by the board. Minimum non-urban limits has been set at 20 acres and minimum single residential at five acres. Elkford village centring elec- toral A area, Fording Coal Ltd.'s instant town, is 20 miles north of Sparwood. Its municipal council has named Alderman Tony Eeglun to RDEK board, which now has six municipal and seven elec- toral area directors. Elkford now becomes responsible for its own planning and zoning. The bylaw affects only a handful of people in this huge recent wilderness area in a north-south valley of the Rockies, but can be consider- ed a precedent when the prob- lems have to be dealt with in fairly zoning the southern ad- joining electoral area. This electoral area is bisect- ed by Libby Dam pondage area and is currently a hotbed of land owner controversy con- cerning negotiations and prob- able expropriation of ranch land to be flooded, displacing the rancher owners. OES charter members honored by Iris Forestry personnel stationed in the Castle River reserve will be of the non-technical cate- gory. Their purpose, primarily, will be to supervise and assist visitors to the district' With the numerous visitors that visit this region throughout all seasons of [he years a resident supervisor is said to be essential. Ranger Ted Loblaw and fam- ily, who resided at the station, (vill remain in Blalrmore and work out of Blairmore as pre- viously planned. Roundup of District News f i cw.. ,r 77 COUTTS (HNS) Iris Chap- ter No. 77, Order of the East- ern Star, honored charter members on tlie ohservance of the 43rd birthday of the chap- ter. Present for the occasion were two of the three remaining charter members, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Coover of Coutls. Also present was a well- known past grand officer of the Grand Chapter of Alberta, Miss Maimc Gibson of Laurel Chap- ter No. 43, Lethbridge, past grand matron, who presided at the instituting ceremony Oct. 29, 1923. These women and gentleman were honored with gifls from Iris chapter. Twenty-five past matrons and past patrons of Irish chap- ter were given special reogni- tion during the evening. A record number of mem- bers was in attendance at the regular October meeting of Iris chapter for this special occa- sion. Miss Winona Rouleau, asso- ciate matron, presided in tl absenceof Mr. Dorothy Ma Millan, worthy matron, was in the hospital. Guests from other ehaple included Gwendolyn Powell Mulfconomah Chapter No. 1( Portland, Ore.; Elizabe Gould and William Gould, Shelby Chapter No. 113, Shelb Mont.; and Minnie Moffat Laurel No. 43, Lethbridge. .1. V. McCoy, worthy palrc of Iris, presided during the s cial hour. The birthday cal was baked by Mrs. Jenn Thompson and decorated b Millie Fiest. Tennant., Podrasky score for Spanvood seniors NATAL (HNS) Sparwoorl Secondary School senior and junior boys soccer teams re- cently travelled to Kimberley a participate in the East Kootenay High School Soccer tournament. Competing in competition for the first time this year, both :eams did well, playing three games each and winning one mie each while losing two. Sparwood seniors lost their opening game to Kimberley 5-0, defeated Pernie by 2-1 and suffered their second defeat being shutout by Invcrmere by 2-0. Sparwood goals were sco ed by Les Tennant and Mar Podrasky. Sparwood juniors lost the opening game to Invermere b a convert kick which decide the contest after both team were tied at 1-1 end of regul tion play. Playing against Jaffray the second game Sparwoo once again were defeated b 2-1. Sparwood had earlier r ceived a bye which was recorc ed as a win. Scoring goals for the junior were Ronnie Lalonde an Ricky Graham. Pharmacy building opens Let Royal Trust give you a guaranteed income. v BLAIRMORE CNP Bureau) The Michael Finn Pharmacy Building has opened here and Guaranteed annually on 5 year deposits Member, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Royal Trust 740 4th Ave, South, Lethbrldge, Alberta Phone 328-5561 OTHER AlBERTA OFflCES-Calaary ond Edmonton Kimberley bids for RDEK HQ KIMBERLEY (Special) Kimberley city council, inform- ed by Alderman S. W. Wilson who is also chairman of the Regional District of East Koot- enay, that RDEK board has suggested construction of its own building, resolved unani- mously it should be relocated in Kimberley. Kimberley council will urge relocation to Kimberley which is closer to the upper Colum- bia area RDEK serves, though slightly farther than Cranbrook from its Crowsnest Pass-South Country electoral areas. is a splendid addition to th Blairmore main street. Besides housing the pha: macy, a billiard and amuse- ment arcade in the basemen of the building operated b Francis Caotnio has opened, will also handle refreshments New pool tables and othe amusement items are featup in the hall. The Preventive Social Ser vice and the Chinook Healtl Unit have moved from thei former offices and have take up space in the new buildin which is centrally located. The pharmacy building whic was totally demolished by fire some months ago formerly housed the pharmacy, a cloth ing store, a hair dressing salon and apartments. The new build ing is constructed of concrete slock and decorative brick. Show us. Show yourself. In the Canadian Armed Forcos you'll havo a real opportunity for modern infantry training in man's world of action among men. We're interested in you and we look alter you. You'll gel nxperience and good pay. You'll enjoy Ihe benefits of 30 days loavo each year. As K the opportunity to see new The Military Carmr Coun- sellor will give you all the de- tails on the your move. BRIDGE TOWN HOUSE MOTEL 12 Noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thundny Oelobor 20 and 21, 1971 THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES Free skating PINCHER CREEK (Special) Children of Pincher Creek will be treated to free skating Friday, Saturday and Sunday of this week with the opening of the Ice Arena. The artificial ice plant has started, the equipment is func- tioning well and there is a good ice surface. All skating organizations i have been allotted times for their sports events for the sea- son and are now prepring for concentrated training sessions- i Coaches' clinic i PINCHER CREEK (Special) 1 A hockey coaches and offi- cials' clinic, sponsored by the department of culture, youth and recreation, and hosted by the Pincher Creek parks and recreation department will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, and Sunday, Oct. 24. Registration fees of will be charged to the officials, while the coaches will not be charged. Classroom sessions will be held at the town hall and prac- tical sessions at the arena. Sessions are from 9 a.m- to 5. For registration forms phone 627-4322. Appeal succeeds CRANBROOK (Special) Though canvasser turn-in of kits in the current Cranbrook United Appeal toward objective so far can only indi- cate trend, reaching of objec- tive appears likely. The 1970 Appeal failed the same objective by some Secretary-treasurer E. D. Teetzel reports tally of by mid-Oclober. This covers only half of payroll deduction section, one-third of commer- cial area canvass, and ten per cent of the residential canvas- sers tallies. New Highway 3 CRANBROOK (Special) Provincial Highway 3 replace- ment of 4.G miles west from a point east of its Fort S'ceele No. 93 junction started July 5. Contract addition was that its construction not interfere with normal traffic during tourist season. Emil Anderson Construction Ltd. is contractor at Old and new routes coincide only at a few points. Present Eager Hills section of Highway 3 is narrow, winding and has broken pavement. The new sec- tion will be straightened and lowered via two sloughs to be filled and served with culverts. About cubic yards of earth and mostly rock will be moved to prepare the base. Find treasure ship HUGH TOWN, Scilly Isles (Reuter) London lawyer Rex Cowan said Thursday he has lo- cated one of the richest treasure ship wrecks yet found around the British isles. The ship is the Hollandia, a Dutch East Indian vessel which sank off the Scil- lies off the southwest extremity of England in 1743 carrying gold and silver bullion said to be worth million. Awards banquet PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek and Dis- trict Agricultural Society an- nual awards banquet and dance will be held at p.m. Saturday, Oct- 23, in the Dieppe Memorial Hall. There will be 50 award's. For the first time the society is awarding the Edwina Cum- mins Memorial Cup. This was won by Mrs. Alice Zieffle. It acknowledges the contributions of those families who live in town or who do not show cat- tle, horses jnd sheep. The President's Cup was won this year by tlie Ernie Johnson family. Tickets are available from the Shoe Box. the Veterinary Clinic or from Mrs. Faith Za- char. Cheerleaders STIRLING (HNS) Al- though the basketball season has not yet begun, cheerlead- ers are on the move. Gii-ls elected for the high school cheering squad are Bev- erly Hill, captain; Cynthia Her- get, co-captain; Charlene Roll- ins, Sandy Hirsche, Judy Hirsehe, Carol Rollins, Judy Szabo, Laura Tanner, and June Carter. The junior high cheerleaders have also begun practice with the following girls elected: Shirley Admson, captain; Nita Hogenson, co-captain; Mitzt Lee Augg, LaDawn Perrett, Patty Oxley, and Irene Bud- zkie. Want to become an Electrician? Wire your basement or garage We are offering an introduction fo the electrical trade for those who plan to apprentice, but the program is also designed for individuals who desire (o acquire a basic understanding of electrical work. Length of Program: 8 weeks (October 25 December 17, 1971) For further information contact Director of the School of Technical-Vocational Education LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Phone: 327-2141 You give it all you've got. Molson Golden gives you all the good, smooth taste you deserve. It's the beer everyone enjoys. So get together...for a Molson Golden. Molson Golden've earned it'. ;