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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, LETHBRIDGE HERALD -17 Hospital chief quits PINCHER CREEK (Special) St. Vincent's Hospital administrator Oliver Haigh has resigned from his position and also from town council to enter the motel business at Banff. Council has accepted a resignation and a letter of appreciation will be sent to him. The vacant council seat will not be filled until the Oct. 16 municipal elections. Terry Lyon, former town secretary, has been promoted to the position of secretary-treasurer, suc- ceeding former treasurer Jim Crawford who has retired. Don Siegle of Maple Creek, Sask., has been hired as assis- tant secretary-treasurer. He is married and has two children. Home sites are okayed PINCHER CREEK (Special) Bernice Costanzo of Pincher Creek has received town council approval to prepare 12 temporary mobile homes sites in her develop- ment one mile west of Lee Lake. The temporary sites will be used until June 1, 1975. When completed, the mobile homes court will also have 46 tourist camper parking stalls. It is situated in scenic foothills country and will be built on two levels. SEA GOD RANKS TOPS Poseidon, Greek mythological ruler of the sea, is the most popular of ancient gods when it comes to naming a restaurant or tavern in Greece. AUTOMOTIVE PARTS WHOLESALE Requires APPRENTICES to learn parts trade! Experience not nec- essary. Retired persons wishing to supplement income. Apply to BAALIM WHOLESALE Ml. MR. GEORGE NOHOMUM Phone 327-8587 Voice computer left youth speechless Old mine BILL GROENEN photo The cliffs above Perry Creek contain some tunnels dating from earlier phases in British Columbia's mining history. One such tunnel collapsed on a party of Chinese miners around the turn of the century, giving rise to rumors of ghosts. CNl earnings low as building slows Crows Nest Industries Ltd. income plummeted 77 per cent for the first six months of ENGINEERING AIDES Positions have become available in our Calgary Joint Interest and Engineering Operations for graduates of the S.A.I.T. or N.A.I.T. Petroleum Technology Course or a similar program. Experience in some facet of the oil industry would be a definite asset, however all candidates will be considered. The successful applicants will be required to make occasional field trips to our various production areas Please forward your complete resume to the Employee Relations Department of: ATLANTIC RICHFIELD CANADA LTD. 727 7th AvmiM S.W. Calgary, Alberta, T2P OZ6. 1974 as compared with a similar period in 1973, ac- cording to the firm's report for the first half of the year. The drop in sales was due to soaring mortgage rates which slow construction, ruining a prime market for the firm's products. Forest products revenues fell from million to million, while petroleum and natural gas revenues earned to offset a portion of the million loss in timber products. The firm's net income was in the first six months of 1974. although the firm earned million in the first six months of 1973. Stockholders" earnings were 53 cents a share in the first portion of 1974. Milk River bylaw proffered MILK RIVER (HNS) Town council has introduced a borrowing bylaw to finance a water supply system and water treatment plant. Council has advertised the bylaw. If it is approved, coun- cil will borrow the money at a rate of interest not exceeding 12 per cent per annum. The loan would be amortized over 25 years. A local improvement tax of 60 cents per front foot on lands abutting the improvement is planned. The total cost of the project is but a grant of 000 from the Alberta Municipal Waterworks Assistance Program of the department of the environ- ment will reduce the amount to be borrowed to By D'ARCY RICHARD Herald District Editor BARNWELL When Den- nis Kalma, 18, Barnwell, witnessed a talking computer in action recently, he was dumbfounded. "We went through the Bell Northern Research laboratory at Ottawa and I was introduc- ed to a voice response com- puter. 1 couldn't believe says Mr. Kalma, a first year University of Lethbridge physics student. "It was unreal." How does it work? "That is beyond me." Mr. Kalma was one of nine students who toured the lab. The nine prize winning high school science students from across the nation were invited by Bell Northern Research to see leading scientific centres. Mr. Kalma says Bell Northern "went all out" to show the students scientific developments that may well China trip may help log industry VICTORIA (CP) -Premier Dave Barrett hinted Tuesday that his upcoming trip to China may be beneficial to British Columbia's slumping forest industry. In releasing the government's mid year economic review, the premier, who doubles as finance minister, said the province's economy was in good shape with the exception of the lumber industry which is "the one black cloud" on the horizon. have an effect on their future careers. He says the voice response computer can learn to pronounce words. "You can teach it any word you want and it never forgets what it learns. It only takes 850 words to get across any idea in says Mr. Kalma. He says it is not a dummy with a tape recorder speaking. "They could hook it up to a public says Mr. Kalma. "It could answer readers, tell them if a certain book was in." When a student at W. R. Myers High School at Taber, Mr. Kalma entered a science fair, then went on to compete at the Canada Wide Science Fair at Calgary. He won a trip to Ottawa with his study on the aerodynamic efficiency of flaps on airfoils. The students were awarded trips to leading scientific centres by Bell Northern Research for their projects at the Canada Wide Science Fair, organized by the Youth Science Foundation at Calgary last May. The visit was one part of the award: also included were a citation and cheque for At the lab they watched a computer driven animated display on a TV-like screen, operated with a light pen. They experienced the eerie, noise free calm of an acoustically dead chamber. They heard demonstrations of new loud speaking telephones. A stop at the laboratory scanning electron microscope showed how it is used to produce three dimensional pictures of tiny objects such as integrated circuits magnified thousands of times. They went on to tour the National Museum of Science South in Short Youth gets second sentence A 16-year-old Taber youth currently serving nine months in jail for break, enter and theft Aug. 14 in Taber, appeared in provincial court Wednesday and pleaded guilty to a similar charge from an incident July 7 in Calgary. Arnold Bartz received a six-month suspended sentence. A probation officer told Judge L. W. Hudson Bartz appeared in court in Calgary Feb. 14 and received a one-year suspended sentence. The officer said Bartz appeared July 17 in a Taber court on a break, enter and theft charge and received another one-year suspended sentence. He was in court again Aug. 14 in Taber for the same offence and was sentenced to nine months in jail. School nominations open BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Nominations for seven seats on the Crowsnest Pass school division board will be received from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Sept. 18. If an election is necessary it will be held Oct. 16. Boosts approved by council TABER (HNS) Pay increases for election officials have been approved by the Taber council. With increases of for the day's work, new rates are for the returning officer, for the deputy returning officer, and for poll clerics. Four attend reunion ENCHANT (HNS) The 1954 graduation class gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lome Kester for a recent reunion. Attending were Joan Severtson. Betty Haller. Mary Lou Dorchak and Raymond Speaker. and Technology. Not all the program was science. "We went to the National Arts Centre and saw a play, Chatsky, a Russian comedy dealing with the stuck up high society of Russia way back in says Mr. Kalma. He thought Ottawa was there was a lot of things going on there, a lot of things to see and do." The son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Kalma of Barn well, he hopes to eventually go into engineering, electronics or nuclear engineering. He got interested in these studies by building model air- planes. One of his delights is to stretch 100 feet of surgical tubing and another 500 feet of nylon line out in front of a model sailplane and launch it with an elastic snap into the breeze at Barnwell. Then he controls the model with a radio set from the ground. "You can fly them for about two or three hours if you are a good enough pilot, which I am not." he says. Superintendent board mum on details BLAIRMORE (Staff) Paul Zubick, superintendent of the Crowsnest Pass school division for three .years, has apparently resigned and plans to manage a real estate business at Kelowna, B.C. He told the Herald this week that he resigned after an Aug. 14 meeting of the 'Pass school board. An official of the board said this week "everything is not in and no resignation has been received. A ban has been placed on releasing further in- formation until the next meeting of the board Sept. 20, he said. According to Mr. Zubick, his letter of resignation will be considered at the meeting. 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