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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Crestbrook plaiis issue of new shares HISTORY OF FOREMOST A new hislory of Foremost is being wrillen. It will include mony unique photographs. This one, courlesy the Glenbow Foundation, shows the main street in 1917. Photo is used by permission of Ihe Foremost Historical Book CRANBHOOK (Special) Extraordinary general share- holder meeting of Creslbrook Forest Industries Lid. will con- sider Oct. 25 its hoard's pro- postal lo issue a total Class B preferred share; to Honshu Paper Ltd. and Mitsu- bichi, now jointly owners of 50.02 per cent of its common shares. Though CFI woods products division is producing efficiently at capacity in a boom market, its 400-ton-a-day krafl pulpmill at Skookumchuk is serving a prolonged sluggish market.______________________ Company deficit over three from an ovcr northwest, years now adds up to alxnil million and inadequate working capital. The preferred shares issued would be in exchange for the same amount in mortgage bonds which will save CFI nearly two million in interest pay- ments over Ihe uexl L h r e e years. The Japanese firms are par- lies to a pulp sales agreement obliging them to buy all pulp output from the company until Sept. 30, at varying dis- counts based on current U.S. end Japanese pulp market prices. Foremost history >j hard to trace October 19, 1973 THE 1ETHBRIDGE HERALD _ 3 Miss Eileen Wiest honored ENCHANT (HNS) A show- was held in the ICnchanl hall ecently lo honor Miss Eileen Vicsl. A large crowd turacd out to extend best wishes to Miss Vicsl. A shorl program was licld vith Mrs. Alary Snider as mas- er ol ceremonies lor the even- ing. The bride's table was decor- ated in colors of yellow, green and silver. Helping wilh Hie gifts was Miss Wiest's sister, Diannn, her cousin Judy Wiest, and two cousins, Linda Wiesl and Cathy Burton. Miss Wiesl thankctl everyone for the gifts, the 12 hostesses for pulling on the shower, and Ihen they served lunch. Coutts teams win hose-laying competition FOREMOST (Special) Work is now proceeding on the collection ol family and organ- izational histories lor the hJs- lory of Foremost to be publish- ed'in 1973. Work has been in progress for several months on the under- taking. Information has been received Work resumes BLAIRMOHR (CNTP Bureau) Construction on the road work is apaitr progressing after a slowdown due to a 16 inch snowfall and cold weather. With the return of normal Badminton COALDALE (1INS> The Coaldalc Badminton Club will meet at p.m. Mondays in the Kale Andrews High School. It. is open lo all adults. weather snows have almost cleared away. Calgary Concrete, d o n g Ihe curb and gutter and sidewalk program (or Ihe town, has com- pleted its contract. Craig Contracting or Pincner Creek still has some storm sew- er work to clean up. Cook Brothers, doing Ihe road work, still has a consider- able amount of excavating and gravelling. It is hoped that good weather will continue so that the base course can be laid in preparation lor the town's pro- jected paving program. COUNTRY NEWS These Are Ihe Lethbridge Herald Correspondents in Your Area BIACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY P.O. Box 148 CRANBROOK NANCY MHES (Special) .............304 5lh SI. t. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKLA EHNES................. Cea. Del. FOREMOST GEOFf. TAGG.......................... Box 381 FAITH MRS. THEKIA EHNES Gen. Del. Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising The history deals with the Foremost area from Ihe earli- est homesteaders to the pres- enl. It is one of those areas on which no definile boundaries can he placed. In order to give some semblance of order to the project, family hislories are being accepted from people liv- ing in tou-nships 5 and 6. ranges ID and 11 west of the 4lh merid- ian, and from who were residing in the area prior to the outbreak of war in 1939. These Jimilations are flexible. ConLribulious will be accepted from anyone feels they have something lo contribute to the history of Foremost, includ- ing Nemiscam, whether they arc within the specified geo- graphical or time limitations or nol. Relatively few of the families v.ho occupy land in the area now have done so since the early days. The problem is to trace families who have moved away or who left no relatives behind them. If any one know the where- abouts of families who have made a contribution to the his- tory of Foremost, hut have now moved on, they are requested lo inform the edlloriaal com- mittee, in care of the Foremost Historical Dook Sociely, Box 201, ForemosL The committee is attempting to get as much of Ihe family in- formation collected by January, 1973, to facilitate the work of writing and rewriting that must be done before publication. COUTTS (HNS) The Coutls STo. 1 men's learn and Ihe Coults women's team won the Warner County Hose Laying competition which was hosted by HID Wrentham Volunteer Firelighters recently al Wren- Iham. The weather was good and the competition keen. The tight men's teams and five women's teams were from Wrcnlham, Warner, Milk River and Coutts. The events consisted of the "change a length" and "make and followed by a nov- elty event, It created a lot of merriment for specters and con- testants. Trophies were given for the total overall time. Coutts No. 1 men's team- 103.13 seconds; Milk River No 106.31 seconds; Wrentham 122.32 seconds. Total lime for the women: "milts seconds; Milk River 50.03 seconds; Wren- ham 51.8a seconds. The novelty event was won by the IiDlk River No.l team. Don Graham anci Andy O'Toolc, fire commission e r s 'rom the provincial fire com- missioner's office at Calgary and Lethbridge, were present to assist with the competition. New office hours COALDALE (HNS) The southern regional recreation of- fice here has instituted new of- fice hours. These are from 9 to a.m. and lo p.m., Monday through Fridays. Tin- wedding of Eileen Wiesl and Const. Barry Leith look place at Vauxhnll along with the reception. The dance was held in tbc Knchanl hall wilh Ihe hall fill- ed to capacity. Music was supplied by Ihe Smith family. Mr. and Mrs. Leith will make their home at Hurnaby, B.C. New concept BROOKS A brand new con- cept in recreation in the EID is IxUng developed in Rosemary. A pheasant shooting farm is being established by Ihe Parker I family about four miles north of Rosemary on a fenced, post- ed section of land. j Those involved in the scheme include S. R. Parker, Brooks. Hock, Tom, Vern, and Leonard Parker. I "What we'll be doing once we're established and ready to begin (probably next is! supplying pheasants for hunters i to come in and said. S. R. I Parker. People will phone, say how many wish lo come hunt, and we will loose a ccrlain number of pheasants and tell the hunt- ers where we set them free, he said. An admission fee will be charged hut has not yet been set, said Rock Parker. A provincial licence for the farm was just received reccnl- Iv. POT-LUCK By D'ARCY RICKARD Ye olde Pot-Luckc pol boiler cookc was passing ye olde Central .School t'other day and low and he- holde it's being lorn down. Yes sir! Yes sir! Yes sir! (That's what the kids used lo say in Central School when the principal issued an Now when I see a big building with the roof half off, 1 think of the big bombs falling and I don't mean the bombs we drop in Pot-Luck. Yes, ajid when I see tile timbers and Ihe wreck- age I think of 1945. Yes, a picture of 1945 appears and 1 see a woman and her two daughters pulling broken limbers out of the ruins. They desperately need that wood for firewood. Oh yes, when I pass Central School I see all thai. Crazy, ain't it? i She tells me the apartment was only half there. Yes, the other half was all shook up, by Ihe Allied I bombs. She says it was kind of funny going up and I clown the stairs lo their apartment. Because the stairs i were out in the open. Yes the stairs were almost blown off. And when the wiml blew, when that bloody north wind blew in Kiel, the building shook, waved, hovered and heaved sighs of relief it was still stand- ing. The woman and her two daughters climbed up on the roof and tried to fix the leaks. Water dripped through everywhere. Those were the happy, hungry, grim days of 1945. Happy birthday Hildegard. District News Wins bursary BROOKS Dale Arden, of Brooks, has been awarded a S.100 Alberta War Memorial Bursary Icnable ol Lhe Univer- sity oT Alberla where he is en- rolled in the pre-med course. Dale graduated from Brooks Composite High School in 1971. He c o m p 1 e t c d the first nine grades of school at Jenner and grade ten in Medicine Hat High. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Arefcn of Brooks. New manager "I'm a poor fly caught in a web of Calgary said Mr. Mayer. "We can do two things: slay and die a stow painful death or fight and fly again." He said a major reason for Dinosaur's applicalion for the Calgary station is Radio Station CFAC in Calgary, which has a strong signal and salesmen of- fering low advertising rates in the Drumhellcr station area "If the people al CFAC had sat down and planned bow lo pul us out of business (hey couldn'L have done a betier ob." Loses store CAYLEY For the second time in a litlle over two years the Village of Cayley lost its general slore by fire. The little slore, buill jusl Lwo years ago, was completely de- stroyed by fire of unknown or- Firefighters busy at 'Butle PICTURE SUITE (IINS1 Picture Butte firefighters have been kept busy lately. They have Iwcn summoned to confine a car and house fire in Sbaughnessy, extinguish a on the farm of Joe Boone who lost four acres of wheat, put out a fire that broke out in a truck on the Core Van Rae farm and battled a (ire af Ihe farm of Dick Stronks where 10 acres of oats and a combine were lost. They also extinguished a yard fire at Ihe home of the Olga 1 brothers. BROOKS Manager of the new branch Bank of Montreal in Brooks William (Bill) Ilanra- han comes here from Acme where he had managed Ihe branch in that (own for the past years. Mr. Hanrahan was bora and raised in Daysland and joinec1 the bank there. He served at various points in central Alber- ta including Camrose, Westlock, Thorsby, Edgfirton and Carbon, where he served as manager. A c t i v p. in golfing, curling, hunting and sports generally, Mr. Hanrahan is a member of the BPOE, the Lions Club and is a former Kinsmen. Must expand BROOKS The president of Dinosaur Broadcasting Ltd. of Drum heller, Anthony (Tony) Mayer, told the Canadian Ra- dio-T c I c v i s i o n Commission hearing in Edmonton last, week his company needs lo expand lo stay in business. The population of Ihe Drum heller Station C.JDV prime cov- erage area was declining, hul Calgary ami Brooks were grow- ing rapidly. Home of fine Brazier Fooeh FRIDAY and SATURDAY SPECIAL! BRAZIER BURGER and REGULAR MILK SHAKE LOCATIONS !TH and igm. The High River Fire Depart- ment responded immediately wilh the rural truck and crew, but by the lime they reached the scene, the fire had gone through Ihe roof, severing near- by power lines. This loss of power affecled the local pump- ing system, and allhough Ihe village is serviced by hydrants from several large cisterns, the pumps were inoperable. All the fire fighters could do was stand by while the entire building was destroyed. Building arena HIGH RIVER The High Tliver A g r i c u 1 tural Society's new indoor arena is now under construction al the agri- cultural grounds just north of town on Highway 2A. The building was designed by V o b e n Metal Buildings of Calgary, who are also involved in Ihe erection of horse bams at the Calgary Stampede Grounds and al the Pacific National Exhibition race track. Building started in High1 River in the latter part of Sep- tember wilh completion sched- uled for the end of this month. Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Dccoux, Resident Rep., Btafrmore Phone 562-2H9 NORTH STORE 516 13th ST. N. Phone 327-4B55 SOUTH STORE 1152 MM. DRIVE S. Phone 337-6440 INSERTED BY THE MEDICINE HAT LIBERAL ASSOCIATION ;