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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Pass employment picture good says job official BLATRMOIiE (CNP Bureau) Emmerson Brown, officer in charge of the Canada Manpow- er Centre at Blairmore, slated this week that the employment picture in the Crowsnest Pass region is very good, Coal mines iJi the area are working three shifLs and need for experienced certificated un- derground miners is great. Meanwhile, coal exploration firms including Braeloren Ex- ploration and Scurry Rainbow are doing considerable work north of the 'Pass In Ihc Sa- vannah Creek dislricl and oth- er areas. Lumber camps arc working full time and Rcvelsloke Saw- mill at Sentinel is working two shifts steadily. Phillips Cables Western Limited at Sentinel is working full time. Summit Lime Works at Crowsnest is working at a rec- ord production level. Housing in the district still poses a problem despite the fact that many new homes, apartments and buildings are being built and trailers being moved into the area to ease the shortage. Construction and ren- ovation of present business houses is continuing resulting in very little unemployment in the district. 'Pass pool ivins backing BLATRMORE (CNP Bureau) Miss Bonnie Porter, Crows- nest Pass recreation director, received the sum of from Tino Catonio of Blairmore on behalf of (he committee that organized the Trudeau visit to the Crowsnest Pass. The money was raised through the ethnic food fair held in the Isabelle Sellon School auditorium. The pro- ceeds, turned over to Miss Por- ter, go to the 'Pass Pool Pro- ject Committee for the pool construction scheduled to start in October. The committee has extended thanks to all persons who as- sisted with and donated to the food fair. Kaiser spurs coal output NATAL coal production and shipping levels were reached in August by Kai- ser Resources Limited. The company's Sparwood op- eration produced 415.000 net tons of clean coal during the mouth. West shore Terminals Lim- ited, the wholly-owned harbor facility of Kaiser Resources, loaded a total of long tons inlo ships. These new records demon- strate Ihe capability of the mine and port of meeting the lonnage commitments lo the Japanese steel industry. It was also reported that con- struction ot the modifications to the Elkview preparation plant is on schedule. It is esti- mated that this work will be completed in November. Ship- ments of clean coal from Spar- wood will be curtailed in No- vember lo accommodate an approximately seven to 10 days shutdown for the final installa- tion of the plant equipment. The expansion of Westshore Terminals to allow the han- dling of three million annual long tons of Fording coal is on schedule and will be completed by the year end. This expan- sion will give the harbor fa- cility a total annual capacity of more than nine million long tons. Sparwood chamber meets tonight NATAL (HNS) The Spar- wood and District Chamber of Commerce wilt hold a dinner meeting of the chamber to- nighl at the Fernie Molor Inn. The meeting may be held as originally scheduled at the council chamber for the Dis- trict of Sparwood at Natal if a speaker cannot be obtained. Treasury Branch site obtained PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) At the recent mee'.ing of the Picture Butte and District Chamber of Commerce-, it was noted Jamboree Days, held last month, was again a success. New industries chairman Bill H-ae reported the lot ad- joining the Cinema Theatre has been purchased by the Alberta Treasury Branch as a site for a proposed bank. The chamber again pur- chased a 4-H calf, as it has in the past. Considerable discussion look place in regards to the hours of business within the town. It was reported that the bylaw was thrown out by the town council several years ago and businesses are free to set their own hours. Syd Johnson was asked to in- vestigate the cost of having the sign at the .vsstern entrance lo Picture Butte repainted. Thunder, Sipttmhtr J3, 1971 TH[ IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 I Mrs. Bullock i honored al Raymond RAYMOND (HNS) A sur- prise birlnday parly was held here recently in honor of Mrs. Hazel Brown Bullock oF Taber. It was held al the home of her .sun Vern Brown Tin- guest of honor was es- corted to the parly by two of her sons, Calvin and Lavar Bul- lock of Tabor. She was greeted by her oilier -ion, Lyle Brown of Taber, and her daughter, Mrs. Francis Bullock of Barn- well. One other daughter, Mrs. Connie Miles of Penliclon, B.C., was unable to attend Ihe affair. About 100 of her friends and neighbors from the Raymond area dropped in to visit wilh DDK, B.C. NEW WAREHOUSE FOR CRANBROOK Kelly Douglas fid. will build this square foot warehouse on a three-acre trackside location in the Cranbrook Induslrial Park, It will be Ihe largest of Ihis company's Koolenay warehouses that serve custom- ers from Golden to the U.S. boundary and east to Bellcvue. M will cost aboul and is ID be ready by spring. visns COUPLE NOBLEHMU (HNS) Mr. ai-d Mrs. Carl Pitts of Seattle, Waih., arc risiting at the home of liis brother, George Pitts, and Mrs. Pillt. -..try Roundup of 1 Visit library PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) The Picture Bulte Municipal Library has completed its fall, and winter season planning. The first event was a "Visit- Your-Library Tea." Miss Dorothy Dalglcish has promised to be the storyteller at a regular children's hour for pre-schoolers. This will be fea- tured every Wednesday after- noon at 2 p.m. And this will be commencing on the first Wed- nesday in October. Young Canada Book Week will be a feature in the week beginning Nov. 22. There will be a display of books for young Canadians at the town office. There will be an essay con- test with prizes. This wili be in two groups: for Grades 1 to 3 inclusive and for Grades 4 to 6 inclusive. Anyone interested in partici- pating in this contest is asked to see the librarian. Nuisance grounds NOBLEFORD cussions were held between the village and tlie County of Lelh- bridge concerning the request by Ihe department of the envir- onmenl to establish proper nui- sance grounds at Scabby Butte to comply with provincial gov- ernment regulations. The county has acquired more land, cleaned up the old nuisance grounds in the adja- cent area, installed the modi- fied land fill trench, and has completely fenced the whole area. This now meets the required regulations. The cost of the complete op- eration amounted to of which the county will pay 50 per cent, Village of Barons, 19 per cent and the Village of Ko- blcford, 31 per cent. Sunday school NOBLEFORD The Nobleford United Church Sun- day School fall term will begin Sept. 26 at a.m. Blood clinic TABER (HNS) The fall blood donor clinic at Taller will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the community centre auditori- um. Mrs. Fay Sloane is the con- vener for the Red Cross. Sessions will be held from to and from to 9 p.m. The official quota for the transfusion service is 275 don- ors, though Mrs. Sloane expects to go over the 300-mark since the spring clinic netted 2% donations of blood. Passey named TABER (HNS) Guy Pas- sey, local minor sportd enthu- siast, has been appointed to the Taber recreation board by town council. Mr. Passey wiU complete the term of Mrs. Elaine Karras, former Taber resident. It ex- pires at the end of next year. Enters contest NOBLEFORD (Spe c i a I) Fire Chief W. Hofman has re- ported the fire department will enter the hose laying contest to be held at Creston, Sept. 25. It was also reported that the siren would be raised before winter sets in. Send cards in NOBLEFORD Taxpayers are requested to send in home-owner's tax dis- count cards to the village of- fice if they have not already done so. The 1971 claim of is not valid after Dec. 31, 1971. School trustee NOBLEFORD (Special) Mrs. Jean D. Noble has been returned by acclamation to fill the vacancy of school trustee for the County of Lethbridge 26. HOSPITAL PATIENT NOBLEFORD (HNS) Emil Hann is a patient in the Foot- hills Hospital at Calgary. Home of fine Brazier Foods FRIDAY SPECIAL! i Queen Fish and Chips BOTH LOCATIONS: NORTH and SOUTH Offer good tomorrow only Sepl AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS: NORTH STORE 516 13th ST. N. PHONE 327-4855 SOUTH STORE 1152 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE SOUTH PHONE 327-6440 68 convictions TABER (HNS) The 68 con- victions in Taber magistrate's court during August was just below the 71 reported for July, though there was a shift from highway traffic act infractions to the Criminal Code calegory which increased from 11 to 10 cases. The Criminal Code cases in- cluded six of puWic distur- bances, four of theft of goods valued under Ihrce of im- paired driving, two each of common assault and false pre- tences, and one charge of vag- rancy. A local woman was con- victed of shoplifting, and two transient laborers were con- victed for theft. Liquor offences at 20 remain- ed unchanged from July's in cases, and were mainly for il- legal possession and illegal conveyance. The Taber police cells housed 33 inebriates over- night who were then this number dropped from 51 in July and 101 in June. Speeding made up most of the 30 highway traffic act of- fences, down from 41 last month. One youth was fined for excessive speeding, and another for careless driv- ing- Police investigated 13 motor vehicle accidents involving es- timated damages at There was no injury in the six reportable (over and sev- en minor accidents which oc- curred on Taber streets in Au- gust. Dump wins okay TABER (HNS) The loca- tion of a municipal district nui- sance ground adjacent to the town's proposed dump grounds on town-owned strip mine prop- erty northwest of Taber has been approved by the town council. Council decided that "some consideration" for the use of land should be included in any agreement between the town and MD councils, which might be the use of heavy equipment in the modified land fill operation now required by the department of health regu- lations. Separate nuisance grounds, though adjacently located, are necessary under regulations, in order that modified operation ELECTED Don Tanner, publisher of the High River Times, reccnlly was elected president of (lie Alberts Weekly .spaper Associa- tion. He succeeds Howard Bowes of Lcrluc. He was named lo the position by pub- lishers who attended the an- nual convention at Edmoo- ton. Support needed TABER (HNS) More local support is necessary if the Can- ada Manpower Centre opera- tion at Taber is to continue next year In correspondence lo town council, Manpower counsellor Mike J. Brennan of said Ihe necessary support would have to come in using the job placement facilities. The centre here was manned by Larry Knibbs, a university student from this area, and Miss Alice Bekkering, a Taber high school studpnt whose sal- ary was provided by the town, the of commerce, and a youth department grant. A lotal of 94 orders were re- ceived for 133 people, while 233 persons registered for work in- cluding 187 students and 46 oth- ers. Of these tolals, 68 students and 15 adults placed in jobs. Mr. Brennan said that many of the job orders had to be phoned lo Letlibridge because neoplc required w e r e not in 'his area. One student hired can te approved. Wlien area a.ml financed locally would suf- nnrMllatlnn licrnfr 3 Tl ,1 i c .1 _ flCC UlO Ond'alinil llPTP. population using a nuisance ground is over daily at- tendance at the grounds and daily over-fill is required which would be the case in a combined operation. ficc Uie operation here. Ken McDonald of the lown council will attend a Hire-a- Sludcnl Committee meeting at Lclhbridgc Oct. o lo discuss I tliis and other items Croivsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Cernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2M9 These Arc The Letfrbridge Herald COUNTRY MEWS Correspondents in Your Area MAGRATH MRS. 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