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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta eye lo short range projects and long range projects. Keep the odd flock of geese on the something of the summer fun remind us that summer whenenver possible. We enter now into fall activi- Some of you Scouters and older boys will be soon ex- ties and by now most of the Cubs, Scouts and Venturers changing your fishing rod for a are back in the old educational shotgun. Be careful. treadmill which, while it may With my ear to the ground irk us at times, it does really we have the happy word that pay off in the long run. the Blaimiore Lions Strangely enough, in all my Scouting years one fact stands out clearly, the youngsters in Scouting that lead in Pack, Copper Mine Work Begins CRANBROOK (Special) W i t h. tentative construction starting date mid-September Placid Oil Company, an inter- national firm, has been grant- ed an interim building permit by the Regional District of East Kootenay for construction at at its mine site on the southern extremity of the Steeples Range of the Rockies. The firm, which plans open pit mining of copper, has had a Cranbrook office since spring and has been involved In pro- vincial government negotia- tions concerning requirements regarding reclamation and pollution control. The interim building permit covers industrial equipment housing, preparation plant housing and offices for site ad- ministration and company high on the mountainside above Bull River, clearly visible toward tree line on Bull Mountain from Highway 3. 3 Vacancies On MD Council TABER HNS) R. Wesley Jensen is returning officer for the MD of Taber, and will re- ceive nominations for three po- sitions on council from 11 a.m. taking registrations this week and boys from Coleman, Blair- more, Bcllevuc, Hillcrest and Frank have the opportunity to resume Cubbing this month. Good work, you of the Crows- nest Pass! The Porcupine Hills District is going all out to make a big affair of their barbecue at the Willow Creek Provincial Park Saturday, Sept. 26. Slavery, Clnresholm, Granum and Fort Maclcod boys will be serving barbecued beef and beans in prodigious qua ntities between and p.m. Should thee weather be inclement th. whole "do" moves to th Stavely Arena. Scouter Blair will be Campfire Chie and, by all accounts, a top notch program is planned fo after the eats. We hope to ssi ROCKY WEEKES AT ENTRANCE you there. Former Scouter Arthu Gray of Cowley was married in late August and held an "a home" this past week' to which friends and neighbors ttirnec out in fine numbers. Among the guests was his brother Harry Gray, Rover Scout Com missioner for Calgary. Accord ing to Scouter Harry the city of Calgary district is plannm; a Rover Scout Gilwell. If an; Scouting Centres in the Souti Alberta Region are interested please contact the Calgar Scout office. By the grapevine word has come that Grizzly Distric Scout Commissioner Kurt See is being transferred from Wa terton. Kurt has done a greai job in spite of difficulties im posed by the nature of his job He is a linu'ta tions of the district conditions A particularly cheering ray is the announcement of an Oc tober conference for the greai Scouting fraternity with none other than Charles Stafford of National Headquarters on hand. Don't miss meeting anc this outstanding Seoul lo 12 noon Wednesday, October 28. Terms of office expire for Ronald S. Johnson Barnwell Jensen, Fincastle (Division 3) and Benjamin Friesen, North Vaicdiall (Division Those elected will hold office until the fall of 1971, when all _ members of council will be I elected for three year terms in recurring triennial elections. H elections are required this j year, voting will take place in; the various divisions on Novem- j her 25, and enumerators will j be appointed as becomes neces- j saJT' T -i.l by those who made the Mr. Jensen's re-appointment I as returning officer took You'll find him dynamic! Good hunting, all! Raymond Over Top RAYMOND (HNS) Efforts at meeting Monday which carried on from. 10 ajn. to 8 p.m. It was noted from correspon- dence from the Department of HealUi, that tlie terms of office of hospital board directors elected for too years in 1968 will automatically receive a year extension in office, so that no hospital board elections will be held this year. NOMINATION DAY GRASSY LAKE (HNS) The village office will be open from 10 until 12 noon Wednes- day to accept nominations for councillor. This will be for a one year term as in 1971, all councillors in villages, towns and cities in Alberta will com- plete their present terms. Idpor to door calls in April in i aid of the Canadian Red Cross j Society financial funds have learned Raymond and district went over the top in their quota. Chairman of the spring cam- paign, Mac Nishiyama, has re- ceived the final figure which includes the contribution made by Civil Service personnel of the district. The Civil Service fund is ac- cumulated from contributions niede by provincial govern- ment employees at the source. Raymond employees contribut- ed Raymond and District quola was for and the final figure is A certificate of merit has been awarded to the Raymond volunteers for their service in putting Ray- mond over the top. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmoro Phone 565-2149 COUNTRY NEWS These Are Thelethkidge HcraM Correspondents In Your Area NATAl, B.C. PAUL CHAW ................P.O.Box- 287 LOMOND MM. Leonard .........Genearl Delivary CARDSTON Mrs. Catherine Hull...........GeneralDelivery COWLEY Clorence Weekes .................P.O. Box 7 STAVELY MRS. JOYCE NOWICKI ............General Delivery CRANBROOK RON POWEll The Courier Contact these people for your District or Classified Advertising Sawmill Robbed BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Thieves made good their es- cape with more than in a daylight robbery at the Blair- more Sawmills building on Blairmore main street. It is assumed that the rob- bery was committed when the store clerk was in a ware- house shed at the rear of tlie building, showing goods to a customer. Tlie cash box con- taining the money was found empty in a wastepaper basket in the washroom of the build- ing, covered ovsr with paper towelling. The cash box was taken out of the safe as the door on the safe was not lock- ed. Another daylight robbery in Blairmore occurred recently when thieves made good their escape rath approximately Meimonites Building New Churcb COALDALE (HNS) A new Mennonite Brethren Church is being built in Coaldals at a cost of It could well be the largesi building application taken out in Coaldale during 1970. The town planning commis- sion issued this and other per- mits during August lo make a total of for the month. Other applications approved were for a new fourplex by Peter G. Martens costing 000; a single dwelling by Dave Goertzen costing ga rage for and house ren- ovations amounted to In July the town planning commission gave the go-ahead "or four new homes to John E. Inns costing Peter ?opp at a cost of Ted tfakishi costing and Hocan Investments dwellings at a cost of A permit for a garage was is- sued for while signs and other permits were valued at Tlie total for July was 100. Councillor John Clarke is ihairman of the town planning commission. Board Needs Assistance PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pinchcr Creek Parks ml Recreation Board is seek- ing help in determining the in- erest in judo and baton class- es. For the present, it would ap- pear that those people interest- ed in judo will have to travel o Coleman. Cost for partici- pants will be adults, per and students, per year. These classes are open lo ci- her sex, 10 years of age and ip. Tlie first class is free to icginners as an introduction to he course. Details of baton are very sketchy at the moment. Tlie in- ormation available states-that here will be four lessons per nonth of 45 minutes cacli at he cost of per month. It is lot known if this is a total :ost as mileage may be added. The lessons will run from Oc- ober to June. Times and dates ire yet to h.e established. Persons interested in either if Ihcsc activities are asked (o :onlact Ihc rccrcaljon depart- ment, at 027-4322 or Box I5H, Pinchcr Creek prior to Wed- nesday, September 30. 500 from tlie M and M Stores. Blairmore RCMP are investi- gating both robberies. IODE Members Launch Season PINCHEK CHEEK (Special) first meeting of the fall session for Captain McPhail Chapter of the IODE was held at ths farm home of Mrs. Frank Lynch-Staunton. There were 21 members and five hus- bands present for the meeting. The meeting was opened by the Regent Mrs. P. Dennis. World Affairs' Secretary, Mrs. E. Glazy read an article on tlie Klondike Village which is a typical Canadian trading post complete with animated life- size figures of RCM Police, fur trappers, dance hall girls and merchants. The development is in its infancy and is developed at the dockside mooring of the S. S. Princess Louise Res- taurant at the Port of Los An- geles on Terminal Island. Secretary Mrs. F. Lynch- Staunton read the minutes and the correspondence while the treasurer, Mrs. D. Fraser gave the financial report. Education secretary, Mrs. Dale Dennis, reported having placed posters in the schools as well as ads and writeups advertising tile two S50 awards being present- ed to qualifying applicants. The recipient of the vocational award is Sharon Naslund of the Livingstone school, who will enter nursing in Lelhbridge, whereas David Williams of St. Michael's School is (he re- cipient of the academic award and will attend University of Calgary, taking science. Mrs. H. Cameron, Services Secretary, reported on the fin- ished articles with their credit- ed value sent to Calgary head- quarters at the time of the zone meeting. She handed in another six property bags don- ated by non member Mrs. Man' Jackson. Another non- member Mrs. Stella Robertson is knitting donated wool into sweaters. Public relation secretary Mrs. G. Reeves suggested that pocket classics and Reader's Digests be placed at the RCMP Town Detail for the use of the Special mention of thanks was made concerning Mr. Stewart McDowell's dona- tion which enabled the Chapter to present the two special birthday awards in 1969 and 1970. The nest meeting will be held on Monday, October 5th at the home of Mrs. L. B. Sorge. Tuoiday, Soplcmbtr 22, 1970 THE IE7HBRIDGE IICRAIB 3 AIMS FOR CENTURY MARK Mrs. Emma Ovard of Magrath wants to live to be 100 years old. She is now in her 93rd year. Born Emma Tillack in Scoresby, Aus- tralia, Aug. 21, 1878, she wenl to American Fork, Utah, when eight years old. In 1901 she was married lo Geo- rge Ovard and they came lo Stirling with early settlers in 1902. Mildred Harker Photo KenKirk needs to turn an old friend into a passing acquaintance. Over the last few years Ken has gotten to know Harry, his neighbourhood mechanic, pretty well. Because Ken has spent a small fortune keeping his old car running. But one look at his latest estimate was enough to convince him that Harry was right all along. He did need a new car. Now if he only had to buy one. Ken should come to the Commerce and arrange for a Bankplan loan. Then he'd only see Harry for sas. At the Commerce, we'll do all we can to help Ken buy his new car. We can do the same for you. With a Commerce Bankplan loan. And a sensible repayment plan to fit your own situation. Whether you need money for a new car, a truck or a trailer, ask for a Bankplan loan. And find out how more of us do more for you at the Commerce. CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE More of iis do more foryou at die Commerce. ;