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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Bub Olson to open park lly GEOFF TACiG Special Correspondent FOREMOST A full slate of events is planned here for Sat- urday, Oct. 2, to mark the offi- cial opening of the Foremost reservoir, park and camp kitchen facilities west of the village. The water conservation and park project was made possible through the joint sponsorship of federal, provincial and mu- nicipal governments. Repre- sentatives of all levels of gov- ernment are expected to attend the opening. The day will commence with a fishing derby from 7 a.m. to 12 'loon in the 11-acre reservoir which was stocked in the spring with rainbow trout. A good turnout is expected as fishing has been very good of late, rrompetition will be in four age groups mitt first and sec- ond prizes to be awarded in each division. Light lunch will be available from noon until p.m. at tlie reservoir. At p.m. the prizes for the fishing derby will be pre- sented. The address of welcome by Mayor Reinhold Karl will iol- low at 2 p.m A special invitation is ex- tended to all oldtimers of the district to be present and be recognized along with the visit- ing guests. The official opening of the neirjy-e r e c t e d camp kitchen will take place at p.m., to be followed by the official open- ing of the reservoir at p.m, by the federal minister of agri- culture, H. A. (Bud) Olson. lie will be assisted hi the rib- bon-cutting ceremonies by the Reeve of County Forty Mile, Dan VandenBerg. Mr. Olson is expected to deliver a short ad- dress regarding the current federal policy regarding ecol- ogy and conservation. At 3 p.m. the valve-turning event will take place under Ron Ferber of the Medicine Hat of- fice of Prairie Farm Rehabili- tation. lie will open a valve setting off a geyser signalling the offi- cial inauguration of the irriga- tion system. Following this, at approxi- mately p.m. until p.m., there will be a free beef barbecue and coffee sponsored by the Village of Foremost. In addition lo the much-need- ed irrigation facilties provided to the village by the reservoir, the project is a welcome addi- tion lo the recreational facili- ties of County of Forty Mile, and it is the council's hope that Foremost, with its ample rec- reational facilities for a small town, mil become a tourist at- traction of southern Alberta in future years. ARREST 50 PRIESTS ROSARIA, Argentina (AP) Police arrested nearly 50 Roman Catholic priests who gathered in front of the cathed- ral here to demand the release of political prisoners and jailed labor union leaders. These Are The LetHbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area PINCHER CREEK AND BROCKET KORINE YELIOW HORN Brocket PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD LUNN (Special Correspondent) Box 213 WRENTHAM MRS. RAIPH WHITROW ..........____ P.O. Boi 97 CLARESHOLM PAUL ANDERSEN P.O. 241 COUTTS MRS. ALICE HACKE Central Delivery MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER____P.O. Dox 329, Milk River COALDAIE MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI Box 1005 Conlacl these peopte for your District Newt or Classified Advertising Rev. Burton posted to Brandon CRANBROOK Rev. J. C. A. Barton, minister of First Baptist congregation here I he past six years, has accepted appointment to First Baptist Church in Brandon in October. are under way to lo- cate an interim pastor Tor Cranbrook pending a perma- nent ffrw appointment. Mr. and Mrs. Barton came here from Edmonton where he was Home Mission director for Ihe Baptist Union of Western Canada for five years. He has been active in Cranbrook Min- isterial Association and many other city organizations. Mrs. Barton has been in- structor at the Juniper Day School for handicapped chil- dren and a dedicated worker in the Cranbrook branch of the Kootenay Society for Handi- capped Children. RECORD YEAR A record mostly Ber- muda in August, the tourist de- partment said. 58, 1971 THE lETHBRIDOt HERAID 3 I MARKS 90TH BIRTHDAY Mrs. Annie Crowson of Fort Macleod celebrated her 90th birlhday recently June 23, 1970, she married The Ipte Lulher Crowson. They homestead- ed in Ihe Mud Lake district then laler moved to Forl Macleod where he engaged in the construction business. She is a life member of the United Church Women. Swihart Pholo. Cranbrook moves to acquire properly for park C'HRANBTIOOK (Special) City council lias begun prelim- inary discussion of purchase of- fer the undeveloped Kiceluk al lire corner of 14th Ave. and 9th SI. S. (Gold Creek Road) for possible future park development. This corner centres at pres- ort a hive ot residential build- ing up Gold Creek hill and west on south loth St. The Fred Cawle six-lot prop- erly on lOlh St. between llth and 12lh avenues is lo be served at developer expense with ils long-sought city sewer icrvice. Consulting engineer Arthur Jones has reporled to Mr, Cawte gravity sewer is feasible [or this area. Mr. Cawtc's house, built be- fore city extension, is the only developed lot and is on ils own septic tank. Tentative city en- jineering department approval las been given his development ilans for the other five lots vhich he hopes lo have served wilh sewer this fall. This will clear the way for Mr. Cawte lo exercise the fran- chise he has held since early 1971 for housing conslnjction. fie had alleged a monopoly among the cily's real estate and contracting firms which prevented his buying lots for houses anywhere, while lack of sewer services prevented his using his own loLs for the hous- ing One of Ihe city's real eslale firms has a residential develop- ment well advanced in Ihe util- ily serviced area between 14th and 12th avenues on 10th SI, ami Mr. Cawle's subdivison will exlend a block west from (his. Book circulation up al Raymond RAYMOND (HNS) Book circulation showed an increase as compared lo last year. This was in the report ol (he Raymond Public Library as presented to the library board as the September meeting. Board chairman Gerald J. Gibb conducted the business for the purpose of reeeivng reports from the librarian. All members of Ihe board were in attendance. New books for fall circulation were placed in circulation. More than worth of books have been placed in the li- brary as a memorial for the late M. R. Woolf. There were also a number of Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernjn Decoux, Resident Blairmore Phone 562-2149 memorial books for Floyd Wilde and one for Mrs. Fannye H. Walker. The majority of memorial books are purchased through the library' the donor pays the cost of the book, others pre- fer to present a book already purchased. Young Canada Book Week will be celebrated across Can- ada Nov. 15 to 22. School classes and Iheir leachers have been welcomed for the new school term. These students visit the library each school year as a class, The schedule for (he Wed- nesday afternoon "development classes'" for adults has been drawn up featuring home de- velopment for the lirst Wed- nesday of each month, Cana- dian literature, parents devel- opment, On the fourth Wednes- day films will be shown. the program is arranged at for one hour wilh class in struclors for the four weeks. Seagram introduces King Arthur Gin School reaches for the lop CRANBROOK (SpeciaD- Blilz competition in its first entry in CBC's "Reach for the Top'' has brought Mount Baker Secondary S'chool a schol- arship and interior British Co- lumbia championship. Team members are captain Jack Noble, Sylvia Connolly. Colette Savarie and KaUly Ford. The learn travelled to Nelson recently for filming of three rounds. They defeated Kimber- ley for East Kootenay win, Nel- son for Kootenay, and Kam- loops for interior champion- ship. Next May they go to Van- couver for filming of provincial championships, winner lo pro- ceed to Ihe national finals. The 1970 71 finals recently shown on CBC saw Penticlon win the national championship and the scholarship for ils school. This runoff was film- ed in Toronto. GOOD TIME GIN Unusually light, heroically dry. That's the clean, fresh taste of King Arthur, the easy-mixing gin that belongs at all your good times. Who makes a gin so good Seagram, who else? jng flrthur LO N D O N Dry Sin JOSEPH E.SEAGRAM SONS. LIMITED WATER1TJO. ONTARIO. CANADA Enjoy it in your castle tonight Injured man awarded EDMONTON (CT) -The Alberta Crimes Compensation Board has awarded in- terim compensation to a man who is nearly blind as a result of a criminal assault. Albert Reddick, M, of Vallev- lost the sight of his right eye after being beaten by Iwo men May 1. He had previously lost most of Ihe sight in his left eye because of a detached ret- ina. Kenneth Larry Gladue and Gus Louis Badger were convic- ted and sentenced to nine months in connection with the assault. The board decided lo compen- sate Mr. Roddick, an oil well wireline operator, for the loss of his wages in the last five months. However, il will not make a final award until an applicaliou under Ihe Work- men's Compensation Act has been dealt with. Oilier charges aguiusl Crux hcl u p VANCOUVER (CPl Thn prosecution has entered stays of proceedings to remaining charges against A. G. Duncan Crux, former president of the now defunct Commonwealth group of companies. Crux, 65, is serving seven years in prison as a result of conviction by a supreme court jury on fraud and theft charges laid following a government in- vestigation inlo Ihc col.lipse of thr Commonwealth group. Crux, former lawyer and foun- der of companies, ha.s appealed I ho conviction or sc., tcnro imposed following his. trial on three counts of fraud and llicft involving securities worth Tim French author An.ilolc France ico said "n dictionary is Ibr universe in alphabetical order." 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