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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Rev. Nakayama has story to tell about the world By MARY TYMBUKSKI Herald News Service COALDALE Canon Gor- don G. Nakayama, acting vicar of the Church of the Ascension here, recently returned from his around the world mission- ary trip. He visited 13 cities on tlio west coast fom Vancouver. B.C., to Los Angeles, then went to Mexico Cityj Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina snd Brazil which included 37 cities and five states. Rev. Nakayama then went on to South Africa, Tanzania, Bast Africa, Egypt, Greece, Swit- zerland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. His final visits were to Mont- real and Ottawa. His travels took him to four continents. He left Coaldale April 13 end was travelling and speak- ing for nearly five months. Rev. Nakayama humbly re- ports he preached 144 times during the missionary trip. In Brazil he spoke in 6S churches of eight denomina- tions. While in Brazil he at- tended the World Mennonite Conference In Curitiba. MET PEOPLE He stated he experienced all sorts of climates, foods and met all kinds of people. In Quito, Ecuador, and in Brazil he broadcast Christian messages several times. Ho spoke over the famous HCJB, "the Voice of the an international radio station whose headquar- ters is in Quito. He also preach- ed in cathedrals in Rio de Jan- eiro, Brazil, Morocco, and Do- doma, Tanzania. Rev. Nakayama had the op- portunity to visit thriving cities including Sao .Paulo, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Johannesburg, Cairo and Ath- ens. In striking comparison he also saw many poor people, barely existing, without proper food, clothing and shelter in Central, South America and Africa. He enjoyed viewing the fam- ous Iguas water fails in Brazil and the Knigers Natural Park In South Afirica. Rev. Kakayama said he saw hundreds of Asian refugees from Uganda and shared an airplane ride from Nairobi to Cairo with them. Many of his 144 sermons preached were translated into Spanish, Portuguese, South Afr- ican a, Swahlrt and Arabic lan- guages. He spoks in both Eng- lish and Japanese. A total of Wrongful dismissal claims tossed out on technicality 21 international airplanes car- ried liim around the world." He plans to write a book on Us missionary trip. It will be his 15th book. Rev. Nakayama said he is prepared to lecture and show slides and movies about his trip to any group or church. Those interested are requested tn write liim at Box 461, Coal- dale, or telephone 345-3055. lllerbrun crew ivins for safety NATAL (HNS) Jack Hler brun's "B" production crew a KRL's Elkview Preparation Plant was recently awarde; bronze and silver certificates from the B.C. Safety Counci for achieving consccutivi man-hours without a lost-time accident. The exceptional display o safely awareness was achievec in the period from Jan. 1, 1971 to April 16, 1972, and about 24 men. The certificates were present ed to two oldtimers on the crew by KRL safety supervisor Pau Dyer. The Kaiser Resources Limited scholarship, made available fo those planning to work in the conservation and rehabilitation field, has been won this yea by Gerry E. Pinkerton, a stu dent at the University of Brills Columbia. Mr. Pinkerton is c native of Vancouver, Thi scholarship is worth NEW SUNDANCE WINTER WHEAT BULK CERTIFIED PER BUSHEL TERRA SEEDS LTD. 1274-2nd AVENUE SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 327-7303 Bert Healh horses act ill Polls epic By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK Mr. Justice B. MacfaTlanc, in B.C. Su- reme Court at Vancouver, dis- missed the claims of two form- r city employees, G. M. Rob- rtson and R. L. DeArmond al- egiug wrongful dismissal os ity officials by the city in pril, 1871. In his summation following hearing of the, two petition- rs and defence by City Ad- .inlstrator Bland Hoover, layor M. G. Klinkhamcr and wo representatives of Woods, Jordan Business Consultants of Calgary, Mr. Justice Macfar- ane said his decision was iased on a municipal act tech- nicality. Defence counsel F. C. Hislop :ited that no bylaw had ever >een recorded designating the hree dismissed employees as 'city in which capa- city all three had filed their claims. The act requires that the designation did not apply, ex- cept in four key offices unless 'ty bylaw. Mr. Robertson was engaged by the city in March, 1955, as city clerk-treasurer collector both "official" under the act) and on his recommendation the offices were separated in 1968 and Mr. Hoover became trea- surer-collector, also "official. City reorganization after the 'all Woods, Gordon report, which was never made public, recommended an administra- nor should head all depart- ments, and in January Mr. Hoover was named to the post. Mr. Robertson then became lis assistant city clerk, not des- gnated "official" unless spec! 'ically through bylaw. His dis- missal occurred without ex- >lanation several weeks later. Mr.- DeArmond began city recreation office employment 17 years ago. He was designat- ed superintendent of the city parks and recreation depart- ment when it was separated rrom city works a few years later. He was never given any reason lor his abrupt dismissal at the same time, he tesiified. Two Woods, Gordon repres- entatives tesiified their inter- pretation of the section of the firm's report, on which the city alleged it based the dismissals, differed from the city's. The Catholic women plan bazaar BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Blairmore Catholic Wo- men's League has announced the annual bazaar and tea will bo held in the Blairmore Elks Hall Saturday, Nov. 4. The event will feature tables of fancy work, novelties, grab boxes, pocket and comic books. 1 Besides the regular home baking, they will also feature a sale of home preserves. A tombola draw for 38 prizes is planned. An all-lace table cloth, cro- cheted by Mrs. G. Dau of Blair more, will be awarded. Next meeting of the CWL Oct. 13. 267 HEAD SOLD CRANBROOK (Special) The recent mixed cattle sale at Cranbrook Sales Point, Com munity Auction Sales sole 267 head at a total of Oct. 4 is the next sale. udge's summation said he icard no evidence of failure of claimants to perform as agreed n their functions, but since they were not "officials11 by bylaw designation, the act allowed heir dismissal without reason on 30 days notice. In dismissing the claims on .hese grounds, and failure of he city to document employ- ment terms irregularities, he suggested court posts should DC shared on an equitable icsis by the claimants and de- :endant. Hearing of similar claim filed at the same time by 35- vear city works employee, Emil Erickson, was deferred for later hearing. Mr. Erickson was acting en- gineer from 1946 to 1963 when the city had no engineer, then continued as works superinten- dent when Erie Stinson was named engineer in 1963. Mr. Erickson suffered a stroke a year ago and was not pres- ent at the hearings. Mr. Stinson resigned on prin- ciple shortly after the three firings, and was immeditciy re- placed by developer C. G. Meckling appointed by the city council then in office without advertising (he post. FORT MACLEOD (HNS) riie CBC program "This Land" depicts stories about Canada. The crew with cast, director and writer were at the Fort Museum over a year ago to 'ilm a story of the history of .his area. The story was called 'Jerry Potts and the '74s." First indications were that It was to have been shown in the early spring; it was then post- poned until the fall of 1D72. Notification received last week indicates that it will be shown in two parts. They are tentatively scheduled for view- ing Dec. 20 and Dec. 27. They will be of interest to all Fort Macleod people as the Fort was the background. Bert Heath's horses are the only local actors. Turkey shoot October 1 MILK RIVER ern Alberta sportsmen will hole a ham, turkey shoot, trap and small bore, at the range Iti miles east of Milk River Sun day, Oct. 1, at p.m. Proceeds are to go to the swimming pool fund. STAVE LY A new intcr- .cdlale hockey league, to be mown as the Chinook Hockey League, was formed as the re- ult of two recent meetings at Itavely. President of the new league is Revise list of voters November 1 NATAL (HNS) Council has set the date for the court ol revision for the municipal voters' list as Wednesday, Nov. 1, between 10 a.m. and 12 noon and from 4 to 5 p.m. Council named Miss Loretta Montemurro as returning off! cer and Mrs. Thelia Gall a as deputy-returning officer. Council also agreed to the renting of the courtroom in the Civic Centre for the federa elections to be held at the em of October. Tlw advance pol will be held there Oct. 21 am 23 and the election will be hel Oct. 30. Natural gas-powered automobile delights conversion-minded board By ROSS GIBB Herald News Sen-ice TABER Demonstration of a natural gas-powered car here recently by officials of Cana- dian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. Increased the enthusiasm of Taber school division au- thorities toward the conversion of school buses and trucks to the cleaner and cheaper fuel. The school people learned from Roy Nourse, supervisor for specialty sales products for the gas company, that such a conversion would be unique In North America. Mr. Nourse was accompanied by D. B. (Bud) MacMurchy, lo- cal manager for the company. Besides reducing air pollu- tion by more than 90 per cent, gas fuel burned in converted gasoline engines will increase engine life from 10 to 25 per cent depending on the type of ervice. The conversion of engines at cost of per unit plus for a refuelling pressure unit, should extend the life of chool bus engines by ono year are normally traded oil it eight years of age. It is estimated that the one- ear extension would reduce apilal expenditures over the ears sufficient to meet the in- tallation costs- for conversion nd refuelling units. Studies are now being con- ducted as to the feasibility of dapting the 20 buses and five nicks at Tabcr to gas fuel, vith tha 13 units at Vauxhall also under study. The study in- iludes the possibility of provin- The Easy Choice. The smooth taste of quality that is unmistakably Seagram's. FIVE STAR t MA Seagram's FIVE STAR Canada's largest-selling rye whisky. n Sonj Onu STUDENT COUNCIL Noblclord stud en Is elected their school executive re- cently. Officers of the Nobls .Central Junior Students Union are; seated, Bob Rogers, president; Rodney WUlIans, secretary; and Stanley. Sjog- ren, Grade 7 representative. Standing: Arlcn Schmidt, Grade 8 representative; Glcn- KonynenbcH, vice-prpsi- decl; Ned Janfcunls, treasur- er; and Miss lona Elder, sfaff representative. Pholo, Meets tonight COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale and District Curling Club will hold a general meet ing at o'clock tonight in the Coaldale courtroom. The purpose of the. meeting will be to review last year', operation. It will bo determined wheth er or not the curling club function again this year. If, members wish to see thi, dull in operation this year they are requested to show their support. its More district on page 8 cial or federal financial assis tance in the cxperimcnta move. School division officials wei well impressed with the gas fired car (performance wa equal to operation cm gasoline and will have for test use pick-up truck supplied by Cana dian Western. Pressurized gas tanks (at 2, 250 pounds per square inch would be installed underfloor and three or four of these woul provide a cruising range of 140 150 miles. Refuelling would b done daily. The normal gasoline fuel sys- tem would be left in-tact fo auxiliary and emergency according to the suppliers o the cquipmeml. Thundny, ScplomW It, 1971 THE IETHIR1DCE HERALD 3 Schmidt heads Chinook league Library located in church BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) The Bellevue Municipal Ij- irary has now been relocated n the former St. Francis An- ;lican Church two blocks north 'f I he Bellevue main street. The board found it necessary o find new quarters last spring vhen the village demolished the municipal building and pur- chased the former Royal Bank building, now the'location of the village office. The library will be open each Wednesday from ol 7 p.m. The board has requested per- sons holding books from the 'ormer library to return them. S'o fines will be levied. The spent most of the past summer repairing, sorting and placing books on shelves in the new building. The board includes librarian Ella Burton; secrelary-treas urer, Pearl Sirett and workers Mary White, Helen and Mary Suca, Hilda Curry, Eleanoi Hvizdos, Margaret Willoughby Marge Houda and Maureen Quintilio. Don Schmidt of Vulcan. Dick Hawk of Nanton was appointed slatiUdan. There are six teams and each will play 30 games. They are: Vulcan Wheat Kings, Nanfon Palominos, Slavery, Claresholm Clippers, Fort Macleod Broncs and Pin- chcr Creek Centennials. Another meeting will be held here Oct. 15 to vote on the eonstitution and draft a sched- ule. One of the important items of the constitution is the curb on imported players. This and other parts of the constitution will be published after the next meeting. The league will commence play the second week in No- vember. Stavely will play most of their early games away from home due to lack of artificial ice in the arena here. Coaldale booms COALDALE (HNS) New construction nears the mil- lion mark here so far in 1972. To the end of August" the amount was In tho month of August the value of construction .on permits ap- proved was There were 10 home permits issued, representing in construction. The remaining was for 11 permits for house additions, garages, car- ports and commercial additions. The commercial permits weie for a car wash at a value of and an addition to the Green Acres Animal Clinio for Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vermin Decoux, Reiident Rep., Blairmora 562-214) COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Lethbridgc Herald Correspondents in Your Area VAUXHAIL MRS. PAT POWERS P.O. tax STIRLING RUTH ZAUOG General Delivery TABER ROSS OIBB P.O. Box 1187 TYRRELL'S LAKE MRS. MARY HAMUNO P.O. Box 17, Wrenthpm WARNER MRS. PEARL lliBELT General D.liv.ry Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising Friday and Saturday only! SEPTEMBER 29th and 30th Brazier Burger French Fries Milk Shake brazier I. IMMtaLl ItM. 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