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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CPR Employee Retires COALDALE (HNS) Al- bert II. Erickson of Coaklalp recently retired from CP Kail after 42 years and seven months of employment. At the time of his retirement Mr. Ericlison was Lelhbridge yard foreman, a position he held for the past two years. Mr. Erickson began with Hie CPR April 2, 1928, in the Leth- bridge yard as a section man. In 1936 he was transferred to Woodhouse (near Then later he was section fore- man at Picture Butte, Card- ston, and Carmangay. Later he was at Sentinel for several years. From 1'JSO to I'JGO Mr. Ericlc- son was section foreman at Grassy Lake. This was follow- ed by two years in Coutts and in 1803 he was transferred to Coaldale where he was the sec- tion foreman for five years un- til his Lethbridge appointment. Mr. and Mrs.. Erickson re- side in Coaldale. They have eight grown children. Mr. Erickson is a fishing en- thusiast. He plans to do a lot of fishing during retirement. Power Source Step Closer SPAKWOOD (IINS) The Administration system in the East Kootenay region is step closer to an additional power source required to meet growing industrial'needs in the area. Work has now started on footings for aluminium towers on the 100 mile long, volt transmission line from Cranbrook south to the U.S. border near Nelway. its Ingle- Surrey and Mission field. son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Platt, 3 Vacancies At Blairmore BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The town ol Blairmorc lias announced that there will be three vacancies on council this tail as the terms of mayor and two councillors expire. The term of Mayor George Wait, who retired from council to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Mrs. Thelma Smith who resigned last spring, will be open for nomination. The two vacancies on council include the vacancy created by Mr. Wait's resignation from coun- il and the expiration of coun- cillor Roger Demoustiez' term. The next terms of office will be for one year only as the following year a new mayor and complete council are to be elected. Meets Sept. 14 COALDALE (HNS) The First meeting of the new season for live Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, in the hospital board- room. The auxiliary plays a role in t h e hospital, assisting in Friday, September II, 1970 THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 return it to the East Kootenays Wayfarers Meet ivere'honored at an open house organizational meeting This work has already start- reception to celebrate their re- cel and is expected to be corn- more pleasant. It also provides will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, pleted by late October. means whereby the hospital is Sept. 14, in the Coaldale Men- nonite Conference Church base- he auxiliary assisted the hos- pital in purchasing a portable t-ray machine. Other projects are planned. By attending and supporting ultural Hall. In the receiving line with Mr. and Mrs. Grigor were Mrs. )elma Fairbanks who was the fridesmaid at the Grigor wed- and string the conductor for the nine to 14 years of age the new line is completed next ding fifty years ago, and Mr. fall it will enable B.C. Hydro to will soon depart to church in Northern England. South Lelhbndga Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-8171 aliens ZELLER CREST CHENILLE BEDSPREADS INTERIOR LATEX PAINT WHITE Reg. 4.77 gallon NOW GAL "CHARGE IT" DINNERWARE Single or Double Bed Sizes. Assorted Colon. Reg. to 7.99 You Can "CHARGE IT" at Zeller's CHINOOK FLANNELETTE BLANKETS Completely washable 3.33 2.81 13% GALLON GALVANIZED GARBAGE CANS Resistant 3.66 SPECIALS ON SALE FRIDAY NIGHT 'TIL 9 P.M. ALL DAY SATURDAY STEREO TAPES COSMO'S FACTORY THREE DOG NIGHT GRAND FUNK Many Others Open Daily 9 o.m. 6 p.m. Wed till 1 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. Nights til! 9 p.m. 15 IMP. OL STP OIL TREATMENT Super Concentrated 3-PLY KNITTING WORSTED WOOL FAMILY SHOE SALE MEN'S-IADIES'-CHUDREN'S SANDALS, SUP-INS, BUCKLES Broken Sizes HI-RISE BICYCLES FABRIC SALE Ffincy Drapery Materials HOPSACKINGS DRESS FABRICS Values to 2.49 yard. MR. AND MRS. JAMES C. GRIGOR OF BARNWELL children, Mrs. Wesley (Mildred) Crad duck, Merlin Grigor, Mrs Aaron (Evalyne) Hansen, Ear Grigor and Orville Grigor Over 150 guests passed through the receiving line to congratu late the honored couple. Attending the guest book was a daughter-in-law Mrs. Walter (Josephine) Grigor. Mr. Aaron Hansen, a son-in-law, was the master of ceremonies. Several grandchildren sang The Anniversary Waltz. Two ol them, Joy and Todd Grigor, were dressed as a bride and groom of 1920. Sandra Moline of Lethbridge, a grand-niece, did two Scottish Highland dances. Brenda Crad- duck a granddaughter, and her cousin Terry McLeod, played piano duet. Gloria Hansen, ill Hansen and Jean Hansen, grandchildren, sang solos. Mrs. Delma Fairbanks reminisced about several humorous inci- dents in the teen years of self and Mrs. Grigor. As a finale, a song composed )y Mrs. Josephine Grigor that captured the couple's meeting, courting days, marriage and the arrival of their children was sung by Earl and Delia Grigor, Orville and Marie Grigor, and ivalyne Hansen. Walter Grigor, the oldest son, paid the tribute to his parenl on behalf of the rest of the family. Mr. and Mrs. Grigor re- ceived congratulatory certifi- cates from Prime Minister Tru- deau, Lt.-Gov. Grant MacEwan and1 Premier Harry Strom. Letters of congratulations were received from Douglas Miller, MLA for the Taher- Warner constituency, from the Lethbridge Herald and rela- tives from many parts of Can- ada and the U.S. Telegrams were received from California and Calgary. Mr: Grigor, accompanied by an uncle, came to Canada in 1905 from Scotland, when 15. He lived in Tilbury, Ont., where he apprenticed as a blacksmith. He came to Medi- cine Hat in 1917, and travelled all over Southern Alberta work- ing for the Calgary Western Natural Gas Company. He married Miss L. Rose Hender- son who came to Bamwell with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Henderson, in 1906, who were among the first set- tlers in this community. The Henderson family were origin- ally from Maine, moved to Utah', then shortly after came to Raymond where they lived prior to settling in Barnwell. Mr. and Mrs. Grigor have lived and farmed in this area, on a portion of the Henderson homestead, ever since lliicr marriage. Courthouse Contract Awarded FORT MACLEOD. Public Works Minister Ludwig an- nounced the awarding of a con- Tact for erection and comple- ,ion of a courthouse here to ;illett Construction Limited, jcthbridge, for the sum ol Other prices on the work vere received from the follow- ing: Getkale Masonry Con- struction Limited, D. S. Greenfield Construction Lim- ted, Glen Little Con- struction Limited Bird Construction Company Limited, Bayker Construction Smiled, McTa v i s h McKay and Company Limited, Henry Hardy Construc- tion Limited, and Rit- tingcr Construction Limited, 5233800. A Full Week of Specials at Prices effective until closing Sat., Sept. 12th CANADA GRADE "A" TABtE RIGHT FRESH PORK Picnic Style Roasts RED ROSE Oc off 1-lb. bag TOP VALU NEW PACK Raspberry km 48.or. tin 1i29 phBS. 5 MONARCH POUCH PAK Cake Mixes GREEN GIANT NIBLETS CORN or PEAS I 12-OZ.-14-OZ. for CLARK'S TOMATO OR VEGETABLE 10-oz. tins Soup.......... PURITY Flour......... OGILVIE Rolled Oats 9 for 1.39 20-lb. bag 59" 12-3's ALBERTA YELLOW SUGAR 5-lb. pkg. Dog or Cat Food Raspberries Frater Vale frozen 15-oz. pkgs. for CANADA FANCY B.C. PEARS 3-Ib. basket Grapefruit Ruby Red, sweet and juicy 56's for WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;