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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta POT-LUCK By D'ARCY RICKARD ANDY IIUSSIZLL talks to bears. One time I asked him to leach me a few words and ne did. It wasn't easy, I'm no good at foreign languages, but I managed to pick up enough to get around bear country. I never really got lo talk much to bears until one day we were fencing up i" Hi- south- east comer of .'J5. I noticed the horses were getting nervous, this was long before rock and roll, bi't the horses were rocking and the wagon rolMng. Old grizzle-guts came wan- dering down the fence. My note-book was in the wagon, too far to reach, and my Englisli- Grizzly Dictionary was back at the cookhouse. I knew I'd have to bluff it through with charm and cour- tesy. I knew the bear word for, Forest fire record is in si gbt "hello" I'd practised it many an hour with Andy and I remembered what he lold me "Don't turn and run or you'll be dead talk her oi'i of it, talk her out of Darn it all, my body was in a sweat.. Old grizzre-guts went up on her hind legs. She i was as big as a two-storey tele- phone booth. I grunted out j IL wasn't easy, but I got it out. "This girl's going to eal j I thought. I "Please join me for a cup of f grunted. This ex- hausted my store of lan- guage and 1 don'l Ihink I could have grunted another word anyway. The grizzly turned and left. I found mil later this sow was an American from Monlana and drank nolhing but coffee. Bear talk is a kind of mix- ture of Hebrew and Blackfoot. It's liarrl lo learn, bill once mastered, you never forget it. I Golly it is hard to learn. Just learning four or five sentences IL-IIIUI look me most of one winter.! I'm glad I sluck to il. This is Ihe age of specialization There's only two men in North America that I know of who can lalk lo bears. Andy Rus- TO AI'ltICA I'rank Vas of lias accepted a assignment in Af- rir. with lite Canailain Inter- national Development Agen- cy. He will lecture in agricul- tural engineering al Ihc Uni- versity of and Tech- nology al Kiimasi, (iliana. For Hie past two years Ire langlit al the University of Alberta, lie holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees from the University of Albcrla. Friday. September 3, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Church services scheduled COALDALE (HNS) Ar- rangcir.erfs for Ilic II a.m. Sun- day worship service in Hie Coal- da e United Church Tor Septem- ber wove announced recently. fialpli Tcnn.inl of I.ellibridgc will speak Sunday, Sept. 5. .Sunday, SL'pt. iz, "promotion Sunday" will be held for all children atlcnding Sunday school. Ccrlificales and pins for perfect attendance will be awarded. Presiding will be ficv. Albert Eaideo, mmis- I lei from Toronlo, Out. 11 will be the fir.sL service for Mr. Daldeo in his new charge. The following Sundays the regular Sunday school will he coiirliidocl al II a.m. CI'isKcs were discontinued fcr the sum- mer months Rev. Andrew Wood ol Cal- gary, representative for the Al- hcrla division of Ihc Canadian Bible Society, will speak at the Jl a.m. Sunday, la, wor- ship service in the church, lie will speak about (lie Bible Sunday, Sepl. 2li, Ed Fong of Taber uill conduct the service. Speakers for the services in the Raymond United Church will be ll'j f-anu: as those list- ed here. The service al Ray- mond commences L'1 a.m. Sundays. Mrs. Ivan Movers is sccre- lary ol Ihc Chinook Co-opera- t i v e Parisli which includes C o a I d a 1 e, Raymond. Iron Springs, Picture Unite, Barons and other congregations in the area. RDEK garbage sites are operating CRANBROOK (Special) region. RDEK administrator I speed up designated approval The Regional District of East Frank Bertoia believes actual of pending sites which are en- Kootcnay appears to have its operation of IIic facility will i countering local resistance. garbage collection service for------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ electoral areas healthily start- ed. Limit of a half-mill of taxa- tion made approximately 500 available for 1971, while carryover of the 1S70 surplus toward providing Ibis essential I sanitation service made up the WARNER (IINSi The Scp- lion on proper care and propa- 15 WI members galber liome of Mrs. Dustiii Small-wood nonsense ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) The president of Bowalers Inc. rest. The service is based on 000 equipment which covers truck, gooseneck trailer and crawler-tractor. This working unit is centrally stored al Ihc Kootenay's first fully operating regional park at Wycliffe. A student was hired for the first month of the service, Au- gust, but will have to be re- placed by a permanent appoin- tee. General plan, still in expert mental slage, is to schedule a circuit over the wide territory sell is the dean of bear-talkers.' of North America said today a of sanitary landfill disposal EDMONTON (CP) Alber- ta is close to breaking the rec- ord for Ihc number of forcsl fires reported in one year, says i K. G. Sleele, the director of berta's Forest Service. I Since Jan. 1, there have been 820 fires reported, he said. The record is 831 set in IMfl. Acreage burned is relatively low, he said. About acres have been burned com- pared with almost 1 million acres in ISCO Last year, fii-es burned acres. The government has spent S4.5 million fighting forest fires, the same amount as (hiring 12 months last year. Ten fires were burning in the province Thursday. Eight were under control. I'm the dunce. Socred asks for recounl PONOKA (CP) Roper, defeated Social Credit candidate in Ponoka, said Wednesday he is applying for of ballots cast Monday's provincial election. suggestion by Premier Small- wood that the company has made a "sacrificial goat" of its Corner Brook paper mill was ''nonsense." "This is an unfounded state- ment." said Stanley Mann in a telephone interview from Bowa- ters North American head office in Connecticut. The entire Canadian paper in- dustry was "going through a troubled time and Corner Brook is going through a troubled time." lie said. grounds so far approved. In ils first month the unit centralized public garbage de- posil al Tic Lake, Rosen Lake, j Jaffray, Baynes Lake, Gras- mere and Ilosrner, compacted it, and buried it 'at the ap- proved rural garbage sites there. Major initial problem is pub- lic posting of the designated sites so that service-users are aware of this new service. Much of Ihc litter and garbage ivas left only in the general Mr. Smallwood announced the vicinity which extended time Newfound land government i required for final disposal by Unofficial election returns world offer to buy the mill after show him trailing Progressive i Bowaters announced that one of Conservative Dr. D J. Me-' its paper making mills would Crimmon by 18 votes. be closed for two years, throw- Mr. Roper was eleclcd to the ing several hundred men out legislature in 1967. i of work. the new equipment. Also included the first month, and faced with the same prob- lem of posting for public aware- ness, was the same service in Windennerc-U'asa sector of the tember meeting of the Warner i gallon of fruil trees, hedges, Women's Institute was held at' spruce and pine trees. She also the home of Mrs. A. Duslin, saw a film and Icclure on flow- with Mrs. M. Rains as co- er arranging, hostess. Mrs. M. Hcrbsl will arrange President Miss Pauline Troidl an afternoon class in macrame, opened the meeting. They all. held, if possible, Oct. 13, so thai sang School Days and S'milcs. Hie girls' club can also take This was followed by the creed part. Birthday raffles were won by Mrs. J. Morton and Mrs. j. Liebelt. Then 15 members answered Tea rallies were won by Mrs. [lie roll call with a book for the I E. Hulchinson and Mrs. V. Golden Mile drop-in centre. Heppler. Correspondence was a "thank you" nole from the Unitarian i Service centre, Lethbridge, for clothing received; a letter of appreciation from Mrs G. Rine- hart, Cardston; and a letter ol resignation from Mrs. E. Slo- WEEKEND SPECIALS at CENTRE VILLAGE Store Hours Closed Mon. Open Tues., Wed., Tliuri. and Fri. 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. 6 p.m. MARTENS COALDAIE PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL CLOSING SATURDAY, AUGUST 2UI SAVE FOOTBALL PLAYERS PICTURES and flag salute. A minute's si- lence, was observed in honor of the late Mrs. K. Pittman. boda. Treasurer reported a bank balance of S90 with two out- standing cheques. Mrs. J. Morton reported a very successful Strawberry Tea. It was held at the Ilidge- vicw lodge, Raymond. Miss P. Tro'idl thanked all those who had helped in the annual clean-up at Ihe Warner Memorial Library. _ Mrs. J. Morion, as delegate. jng the following infant and gave a very informative report j pre-school clinics; of the constituency conference held at the Grain School, with Hillsvic-w WI as hostess branch. COALDALE The Barons- Eureka Health Unit is sponsor- Get together with the coo! bright taste o: Old Vienna Canada's best tasting lager beer r HEWED RIGHT HERE IN ALBERTA. J COALIIU Tuesday, Sepl. 7, in Ihe Royal Canadian Legion Hall from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 lo 3 p.m. Fair representalive meeting will be held al the home of Mrs. M. Herbst. Warner, Mon- day, Sept. 13. A discussion followed on dona- tions to the WI to be used for enlering the names of departed members in the Book of Re- membrance, Edmonton. A suggestion was made lo have a copy of "Gram" Pill- to p.m. man's poems pul into a bard cover binder and placed in the v A u x IIA1J': Wednesday, Warner Memorial Library as ScPl- ln tlle elemenlary a memorial (with family per-; sclwo1 Ilom 10 a-nl- 12 noon Secretary Mrs. A. Dustin is TABER: Tuesday, Sepl. 7, in the health unit office in the Ad- ministration Building, from 10 a.m. lo 12 noon and to 4 p.m. NOBLEFORD: Wednesday, !ept. B, in the school from and J kj 3 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Sept. lo order a copy of a summary i 9 in llle hcallh unit offic.e