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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta April 1, W4-THC UTNWMO4I rThc Herald- District Coleman records surplus COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Coleman has a surplus of on its 1973 operations, the recent annual meeting learned. "Ratepayers backed councillors in their stand of opposing one local government for the Crowsnest Pass until it is shown Coleman will benefit from such a move. Financial chairman Ted Kryczka said the suplus resulted from the sale of lots in the new Pmeview subdivision. The lots were sold to Engineered Homes. Ratepayers defeated a endorsing a northern route for the relocation of Highway 3. Coleman opposes the department of highways on this question. Local ratepayers want.the highway to go through the old section of town below the present highway. Forty-one building permits were authorized for a total of in construction last year. There were 22 lots opened for development in the Pineview area. Fifteen were purchased by Engineered Homes and four by private citizens. Three lots have been sold this year and one lot is still for sale. Twenty-nine more lots will be developed in the Pineview area this year. Public works chairman Joe Wavrecan said was spent on paving in 'the northwest subdivision. Coun. Graham Atkinson, chairman the police committee, reported that had been collected in fines and expenditures amounted to approximately which was for radar equipment repair GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 48 30 Pmcher Creek 44 26 Medicine Hat 52 30 07 Edmonton 33 25 Grande Prairie 30 14 .17 Banff........... 40 22 Calgary..... 42 26 Victoria 50 42 .12 Penticton- 51 30 .02 Prince George 48 28 Kamloops..... 51 33 03 Vancouver..... 51 40 .24 Saskatoon 32 13 .01 Regina 33 18 .01 Winnipeg...... 31 23 .18 Toronto. 41 33 52 Ottawa 38 28 .17 Montreal 38 27 .04 St. John's....... 51 33 .58 Halifax......... 41 34 .01 Charlottetown 35 31 .06 Fredencton 40 33 Chicago 70 40 .10 New York..... 56 43 Miami 82 76 Los Angeles 65 58 .09 Las Vegas...... 75 58 Phoenix....... 82 66 Athens 55 46 Rome 64 50 Paris 64 48 London......... 55 46 FORECAST: Lethbridge Today, extensive fog patches this morning, skies becoming sunny this afternoon with snowshowers near the mountains. Highs near 40. Lows 25-30. Wednesday, mostly sunny highs 45-50. Calgary Today, freezing drizzle and fog this morning, becoming sunny this afternoon with a few snowshowers near the mountains. Highs 35-40. Lows near 25. Wednesday, mostly sunny with winds west 15 and gusty Highs 40-45. Medicine Hat Today, mainly cloudy with snowflurries, highs 30-35. Lows near 25. Wednesday, cloudy becoming sunny in the afternoon, highs near 45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Occasional showers today and tonight. Partly cloudy west and north, few showers southeast Wednesday Cooler daytime temperatures. Highs both days 40s. Lows tonight 20 to 30. West of Continental Divide Scattered showers today. Partly cloudy' Wednesday. Highs both days 45 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Columbia-Kootenay Cloudy with sunny periods today Wednesday, sunny with cloudy periods. Highs today and Wednesday, 45 to 50. Lows tonight near 30. Monarch Pumps and Water Systems WATER SYSTEMS, Shallow or Well PUMPS: Sump, High Contractors, Irrigation or Hand AVAILABLE NOW AT... General Farm Supplies CoutU Hfehwiytox 1202-Phom 328-1141 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m., April 2, 1974. Highway 3 east, Lethbridge to Medicine Hat, bare and wet. Highway 3 west, Lethbridge to Fort Macleod and B.C. Boundary, bare and wet due to rain. Highway 4, Lethbridge to Coutts, wet Highway 5, Lethbridge to Cardston and Waterton, wet. Highway 6, Pmcher Creek to Waterton, wet. Highway 2 north, Fort Macleod to Calgary and Edmonton, wet with occasional slippery sections mainly between Red Deer and Edmonton. Highway 2 south, Fort Macleod to Cardston and Carwary, wet. Highway 23, Junction Highway 3 to Vulcan and High River, light covering of snow with occasional slippery sections. Highway 36, Taber to Brooks, wet. Highway 1, Trans-Canada east, Calgary to Medicine Hat and Swift Current, wet and snowing at present. Highway 1, Trans-Canada west, Calgary to Banff, mainly bare and wet with light snow falling. Banff to Golden, bare and dry. Golden to Revelstoke, mostly bare and dry. Motorists are advised to watch for falling rock. Banff-Jasper Highway, mostly bare with occasional slippery sections. Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard Time opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours: Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until U p.m.; Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Roosevllle 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.' Logan Pass. (Canada Customs noun moved one hour earlier JM. I when Montana went on davllcht Calamity Jane Wendy Vivyurka takes the title role jn the musical Calamity Jane, being present- ed Thursday, Friday and Saturday at W. R. Myers School at Taber. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Donald Groft is Wild Bill Hickok. The cast is drawn from all grades in the junior and senior high school. Directors are Malcolm Edwards and Hazel West. Annual meeting cancelled STIRLING (HNS) A 1973 financial statement will be sent to all ratepayers but council has decided there will be no public ratepayers' meeting this year This is the first year since the village was incorporated in 1904 that there will be no meeting. Mayor Clifford Hirsche said a public meeting will be called when business needs to be approved by local ratepayers He noted that villagers are welcome to attend council meetings held the second and fourth Monday nights of each month George Loxton and Lena Brandley were'recognized as the oldest of 134 people attending a recent banquet here to honor senior citizens of the villagt Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Christensen, married 53 years, were recognized as having been married the longest among those attending. Village Councillor Jack Hicken lauded the senior citizens as pioneers and as "children of changing times." Bishop William Hogenson responded with appreciation for all. The banquet was followed by a program and dance. Information on a government funded kindergarten was given to village officials and interested parents by Gwen Leavill of the provincial early childhood services program. The meeting was arranged by Barbara Bezeau who now conducts a private kindergarten in the village. Further contact is being made to determine the workability of the plan in Stirling. Development control bylaw under attack CARDSTON (HNS) A petition is being prepared to ask the council of the Cardston Municipal District to rescind the development control bylaw it passed last fall. Cardston MLA E W Hinman will attend a public meeting to discuss the controversial bylaw. It will be held at 7.30 p.m April 13, in the E. J. Wood Vocational School auditorium. Also to be discussed is the new Alberta Planning Act to be introduced in the current session of the legislature Two recent meetings at Jefferson and Cardston failed to show the ratepayers the benefits of the development control bylaw. Citizens feel that no one should have the right of control over their operations The bylaw gives this control to planning bodies. Foremost Lions receive CARE fund container FOREMOST (Special) Foresmost Lions recently received a CARE container, shaped like a fort to commemorate the RCMP centennial, from the Conquerville club. The container circulates among all Lions clubs in the district to raise money for CARE. The color movie Broken Bus, on loan from the Consumers Association of Canada, was shown. It described a series of experiments showing the effect of various types of impact at 60 miles per hour on school buses. Mine course ELKFORD (HNS) Fording Coal employees successful in a recent mine rescue course offered by Ben Ramage-were: Barry Campbell, Albert Waldner, Rollie Allen, Bob Bonn and Dave Monn. DENNIS KILMERS Jim CHcMruon, Manager, Collage Mercury tMM pfeaaure In announcing that Mr. Dermli has been named Saietman of the year 1973 at College Morcury A floid watch was presented in Appreciation Dennis to thank an his that helped to make this possible and pledges himself to offer the same personained service as he has in the past Report your news to The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area ETZIKOM MRS PIUSEHNES ENCHANT MRS MARGARETDOHCHAK PERNIE MRS. RICHARD WILLIAMS FOREMOST GEOFFTAQG PORT MACLEOD MRS TEDSWIHART QRANUM MRS ED CESAR Conwct tnMa) wf your District Of Fort Macleod spends for policing FORT MACLEOD (Special) It cost this town to law and order last year, the recent annual ratepayers' meeting learned. Coun. John Davis said towns adjoining Indian reservations are burdened with excess policing Officials of Fort Macleod, Cardston and PinCber Creek are seeking a meeting with Premier Peter Lougheed to discuss this problem. The total cost of policing by the RCMP here last year was and only was recovered by fines, Coun." reported. Some went for jail guards' salaries. Fort Macleod incurred a deficit ,of last year, with revenues totalling and expenditures Coun. Grant Day reported a deficit of in tne water department. Mayor Charlie Edgar said the town has entered its centennial year in "good shape." Coun. Phil Hodnett stressed the importance of recreation. His department spent on the local rink and on the swimming pool. Recovered through fees was Curling rink expenses were shared with the local club, the town and the club dividing a expense for a new ice plant. Mi'dnight Stadium, now managed by the town, had a deficit of compared with in former years. IWA talks to open soon CRANBROOK (Special) Contract renewal negotiations for the forest industry of the southern interior are expected to open in early April. Three International Woodworkers of America locals, 1-405 for the Kootenays, 1-423 for the Okanagan, and 1-417 for North Thompson, complete their existing contracts June 30. The area covered represents approximately one-third of the province's forest industry production. IWA Region 1 first vice- president, Wyman Trineer of New Westminster, B. C., will head the IWA negotiating team The Interior Forest Labor Relations Association bargaining team will be headed by M. H. Davison of Kelowna With coast-IWA contracts terminating June 15, an initial exchange of proposed renewal terms is under consideration by both parties The cemetary cost citizen with of this used to repair tombstones broken by vandals. Coun. John Davis ovenpent his public works budget but said the money is wisely invested. Building permits are currently authorizing in new construction of 22nd Street. Coun. Davis said council is grappling with the problem of installing a new sewage disposal plant. He reported 1973 was a bad year for fires with damage totalling A civil defence course was he'd and several youths are equipped to do disaster work A training program will be held at the arena May 27 and 28 with open house May 29. A hospital disaster excercise will take place June 5. Coun Ron Tilbe reported five miles of pavement had been laid and provision made for more. A portion of the work done last year has broken down Hugh Craig asked if the town had a guarantee from the pavers. He was told there had been a holdback and the work will be repaired. The sanitation and garbage department was self- supporting. Mayor Edgar said the government subsidy will bring the mill rate down. Doris Davis requested a playground on the north side of town. Coun. Hodnett said the Lionettes playground in the centre of town is progessing well and much credit is due the group for its centennial project. Plans for a play area on both the south and north sides are under consideration. Muriel Ragan and John Walker 'questioned library funding. A. E. Lawson, auditor, was present and answered their queries. Lawrence Dixon asked for a vote of thanks to the present council and also to George Buzunis, former mayor. Don't Overlook NOOK Coming Soon! SNOWMOBILERS Come to Snowmobile Country Crowsnest Forest Reserve 6 feet of pack- ed base Gorgeous scenery Spring weather Novice or experienced trails Deluxe accom- modation Franklin fire- places All meals in- cluded per Day if you supply Sleeping Bag MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW CROWSNEST GUEST RANCH BOX 97, COLEMAN PHONE 563-3990 REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY For Local Project General Superintendent Foremen Carpenters Backhoe Operators Laborers APPLY TO: WESTERN INDUSTRIAL CONTRACTORS LTD. 427-58 An. S. E. Ctlpry. 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