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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta September THE LETHBMOOt HWAIO 3 Two die on job CHANBHOOK Industrial accidents took Iwo lives in the CranbrooU-Kimbcr- ley area recently. Samuel Seminoff, 22 S. 13th Qiaiii humming in Kootenay s Ave., died when the tractor ho was operating for logging con- tracting on Lanib Creek over- turned. Mr. Seminoff had lived here only a year. Ho was born 37 years ago in West Kootenay, and is survived by bis wife, two sons, Thomas, Cranbrook and Michael, Summerland, a daugh- ter, Fawn, Summerland, his mother, Mary, Castlegar, three brothers and two sisters, Michael Ulysohirka, Sullivan mine driller, died following mine rock slide. He was driller and had worked at the mine al Kimberley 27 years. He was born 44 years ago at Shell River, Man., and is sur- vived by his wife, Angelina and son Michael at their home at 350 Kimberley Ave., a daughter. CHANBROOK Surging lumber market is re- flected in t h e August sawlog scale of the B.C. Forest Ser- vice for its Nelson Forest Dis. trkt, covering East and West Rhonai Yellowknife, six broth- Kootenays. ers anj fjve sisters. Tally was cubic1 feet, compared with cubic feet for the previous Au- gust. II brought to 11B, cubic feet the year's total so far, com- pared with cubic feet for the corresponding period ot 1971. AH plants are operating at maximum capacity, with the coast shipping tie-ups having little effect since (he Kootenay market is largely for export to the United Stales. Spruce continued top species at nearly six million feet, with hemlock establislu'ng its all- time record at 4.3 million feet and in second place a shade ahead of fir. For the third consecutive month the lineally-scaled minor forest producls of poles, piles, mine timbers cordwood and fence posts showed only token measurements for August. Low tender better than expected FERNIE Al the Fertile Memorial Hospital recently tenders for the new 6G-bed hos pital were opened. Three firms tendered and tin low tender was below Hie bud geted amount. Approval to let a contract i being requested immediatcl and hopefully will be receive by Sept. 15. Copithorne to speak at Taber TABER (HNS) Alberta's ninistcr of lughways and trans lort, Clarence Copithorne, wil >e a noon luncheon guest of the Taber Chamber of Commero ?riday, Sept. 8. The luncheon will be held a Pantry on Highway 3 it is open to the public. Prior to the meeting, Mr Copithorne and party will mee Taber-Warner MLA Dougla Miller at Warner, and will tra vel Highway 36 from Warner t Taber to inspect (his incomplet riighway. Furlher improvement of thi portion of the liighwny, inclui ing grading to standard som six miles from the Cliin ervoir bridge to Highway 62 a Wrentham, is expected to be tl main item of discussion at th meeting. This year's operations hav included re-oiling the 38 mile of road surface, and re-oiling expected it observation of th coating warrants further alien tion. LONG LIFE Black spruce has an averag life oE 150 years in Canada's b real forest. Petroleum engineer Paulson runs gas plant PINCHER CREEK C. O. Paulson has been appointed manager of Shell Canada's lerton gas plant near here. LIFE'S DARKEST MOMENT It was a sod day for about 600 young people at Magrath Tuesday when school bells rang again. The sadness rapidly spread through- out the entire Cardston school division as about students made their way back to the classrooms. This young man was photographed at the Garden City, let's hope he does his homework better than The Herald reporter who lost his name. Today all the confusion will be Ironed out as lessons get under way. Priest jailed HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Anti-war priest Philip Berrigan, convicted of smuggling maii out of a federal prison in the so-called Harrisburg Seven bomb-kidnap conspiracy trial, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison. At the same time, Sister Elizabeth McAlister, a Roman Catholic nun and ally of Ber- rigan in the Catholic Left peace movement, was sentenced to one year for sending letters il legally to the jailed priest. She is also to serve three years probation after her re- lease. Fattier Berrigan's lawyer ha land in 1963. Today Publications Ltd. announces staff changes CRANBROOK (Spec! a It- Today Publications Ltd., of which William Taylor of Kim- berley is senior partner and general manager, has had a staff change in its two Cran- brook publications. Staffing of its Kimberley Bulletin is unaltered. Anne Ed ware's of Cranbroofc continues as news manager for all three. Bruce Busby, formerly of Smithers Interior News, is new editor of its Cranbrook Daily Townsman, with W. O. Atkin- son, former editor, now named managing editor. Mr. Busby be- gan newspaper work at Leth- bridge in 1952, and with more than a decade of interruption as bush pilot in Northern Can- ada, including The Territories, went back to news work again with the Smithers weekly. Maurice Hackman comes here as editor of the weekly Courier, succeeding Ron Pow- ell. Mr. Hackman is a native Torontonian, and comes from the Terrace weekly following radio television and editorial work in Toronto, Cairo and Lon- don, then in weeklies at Salm- on Arm and Terrace. Solo honeymooi WESTON SUPER MARF England (AP) Bill Wrigh 41, sailed on his honeymoo His bride Mi rina will be pulling pints i beer for customers at a pitl Marina, 32, explained: "In th pub business it's not really prx sible for a landlord and his wi to go away together, so I volun teered to stay behind. At lea we had one night together afie the wedding." ANNUAL HARVEST About two million acres forests are harvested annual in Canada. Mr. Paulson graduated from e University of Alberta in 54 with' a degree in petroleum gincering and joined Shell e same year as a junior ex- citation engineer. Since that time, he has rved 'he company in increas- gly responsible positions and as division gas engineer, western division, prior to his present appointment, Mr. Paulson succeeds G. G. Myers who has been plant man- ager at t h e Waterton plant for the past 2V4 years. Mr. Myers has been trans- ferred to the company's head o f f i c e in Toronto as planning adviser in the corporate plan- ning department. Caveman achieves 48-hour day DEL RIO, Tex (AP) rench scientist Michel Siffre merged Into daylight Tuesday fter six months underground rying to see whether man can reak the 24-hour time cycle in vliich he lives. Greeted by his wife, Nathalie, e walked to the Eving quarters f the above-ground crew and ollapsed on a bench and asked or a drink. Later he told a news confer- ence that twice during his; time under ground he achieved a 48- lour day. The average living :ycle was 25 hours, he said. It was Feb. 14 when SUfre went down a swaying ladder to he cave that was to be his home for the next 205 days. He aimed to prove that man, when cut off from conlact with global time, can adapt his life easily from a daily cycle of 2- lours to one of 48. Throughout lis only contact with the work was by a field telephone rigged :o his base camp. He had no watch, mail, newspapers, radio or means of telling time. What Siffre learned during six months in the cave is ex Prowse named 1o court post CALGARY (CP) Lawyei D. C. Prowse of Calgary has been appointed to the appellati division of the Alberta Suprerru Court. He replaces Mr. Justice E. W S. Kane who has retired fron active participation on the sup re me court. icled to serve long-distanca etliner pilots crossing tima ones, nuclear submarine crewi n prolonged cruises and astro- auLs. Oil painting, drawing classes set PINCHER CREEK (Special) Oil painting and art classes will once again be offered to residents of Pincher Creek and district b y artist-instructor Koci. Classes will be held In ths craft room of the court house I'ere. Interested persons may reg- ister by phoning the parks and recreation office, 627-4322, or Mr. Koci, 562-2672. Fees are per session. Beginners, oil, Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 5; ad- vanced oil workshop, Thurs- days, 2 to 4 p.m. beginning Sept. 7; and basic art, 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 7. Beaten to death CHICAGO (AP) A teen-age girl identified as a visitor from England was beaten to death Monday In Grant Park on Chi- cago's lakefront about a mile from where a young Chicago couple was attacked Saturday. A witness told police he saw a man in his 30s drag the girl into some bushes a short dis- tance from where others picknicking and playing ball. On Fourth Avenue STARTS THURSDAY-9 A.M. SHARP! Here's your chance to rack op Big Savings on quality Men's Wear taken directly from our regular stock. Don't delay We're combining our Summer Clearance with our Third Birthday under new ownership and celebrating the event with savings to make our wonderful customers the winners! FORTREL DOUBLE KNIT '10 '17 SLACKS'- Birthday Sale, poir Wf Of] I Si Al KS Including wool knifs, regular I WWli Birthday Sale, pair.................. Regular values lo Birthday Sale, each ALL WEATHER COATS CASUAL JACKETS VEST SUITS Short or Long Sleeve Dress or Sport Birthday Sale, each 1 GROUP! SPORT COATS ON FOURTH AVENUE 1 GROUPI By X. CooV Regular la 180.00 SALE Vz Price! Price! Regular to 35.00 While They last, pair Reg. to 60.00 Pair MEN'S SHOP ALTERATIONS EXTRA! Mease Allow Extra Time Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.Thursday! ;