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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, April 3, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAIO 3 Irrigate schedu TAHKIl U1NS) rwlenil government participation in the; costs involved in the rehabilita- tion of irrigation systems will lie discussed at a public meet- April 5, at the Tabcr commu- nity centre. lion. II. A. Bud Olson, minis- and repairs to spillways, chutes, lakcshorcs The- district's financial report showed capital improvements over (he past 20 years at (MXl, most of which was spent (luring recent years, 1971 expen- ter ofagricullure and MP for ditures amounted to lit per cent for water pnr- Crjsl sharing introduced In 1 12 per mil for admlnls- IW- (ration of the district, per VndiT Hit1 yuar's operating cent for cost sharing agreement .statement, water rate revenues j fund, and the H per cent bal- accrnmled for fid per cent of the j anee for the purchase of new total revenue of 1 Half of the revenue went for operation ami jniiintemmce GYMNASTS MEET Superb demonstralions of gym- nasMc feats were held al the Consolidated High School recently when students from south Alberto took part in the southwest zone meet. Above, Corby Pank- hurst of Lethbridge shows good form when he copped first place in the mens junior vaulting. Other photo, Debra Finn of Blairmore di trampoline aclion. iploys excellent Form in women's Decoux Photo id medals won by gymnasts COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) j.Judges were from the Univcv- A superb show of sily of Calgary under direc- t-as held in Ihc Crowsnesl Con- of A] Sclm. olidated High School recently when gymnasts from the LCI, Lethbridge, Willow Creek Com- posite High School, Clares- holm, Miithcw Halton High School, Pincher Creek and the local school look part in the southwest zone gymnastics meet. Events began following a pa- rade oE S4 young people into the gymnasium. School superintendent Paul Zubick welcomed the young people and visitors and wished them success in the events. Gold medals were presented to all first place winners and ri bl jons were present eel to the next five winners in each event. The first six in each event are eligible to enter and attend the provincial competitions to be held at Edmonton 29. The local girls copped 2L out of a total of 36 awards. Winners were: Novice women's balance team: Linda Colwell, Coleman, Sandra Ctiristou, Lethbridge anei Dianne Janisewski of Pin- cher. TABEH (IINS) Ministry of Transport crews will he in Ta- bor mill week to do prelimin- ary work relative to the pro- posed municipal airport for which application has been fil- ed by the Town of Tabcr. Wednesday survev team Novice, women uneven bars: Patti Knndert of Blairmore and Marianne Irishman and Cindy Jackson holh of Lethbridge. Novice women's vaulting: Santira Chrislou of Lethbridge; Margaret McDonald of Cole- man and Marianne Leishrnan of Loth bridge. Novice women's trampoline: Patti Kundert of Blairm o r c, Shirley Yuil! of Pincher and Margaret McDonald of Cole- man. Novice women's mat tum- bling: Margaret McDonald and Patti Kunderl, Jan Logan of Lethbridge. Novice women's free exer- cise: Margaret McDonald and Linda Cohvell of Coleman and Laura-Lee Toney ol Pinchcr. Novice men's still rinps: Paul Morgan, Phillip Chrislou and ftreg Boughen, all of Loth- bridge. Junior men's still rings: Cor- by Pankhurst and Dave Bains, both of the city. Novice men's horizontal bars: Phillip Christou, Greg Boughen ami Paul Morgan of the city. Junior men's horizontal bars: Corhy and Dave Bains of the city. Novice men's vaulting: Greg Boughen, Phillip Christou and Paul Morgan of Lethbridge, Junior men's vaulting: Corby Pankhurst, Dave Bains and Malcolm Lowings of the city. Novice men's parallel bars: Phillip Christou, Greg Boughen, Paul Morgan. Junior men's parallel bars: Corby Pankhu rst Da ve B aiiis and Malcolm Lowings. Novice men's pommel horse: Phillip Christou, Greg Boughen and Blair Ruff of Lethbridpe. Junior men's pommel horse: Corhy Pankhurst, Male o 1 m Lowings and Dave Bains. Novice men's trampol i n e: Gerry Wright, Gary Wood and Frank Koolt of the city. Novice men's free exercise: Greg Boughen, Phillip Christou and Paul Morgan. Junior men's free exercise: Corby Pa nl; hurst, Male o 1 m Lowings and Dave Tlains. the Medicine Hat (includ i n Taberi constituency, will repre- sent the1 federal government, The meeting was announced al Tabcr Irrigation District's annual meeting of water users this iic-ck by Jake Thiesscn, manager of SMRID, and as the result of concerns felt by that urination district over rehabili- tation COSt.S. The Tabcr water users ex- ptcvsed the same concern, that the federal government should contribute toward rehabilitat- ing oihcr than major structures as is the current policy. TID's hoard of directors re- ported to Ihe 40 present at the meeting, on a rebuilding pio- arn costing S6 million and which would lake GO years to accomplish at the present spending rate of per year of which the district pro- vides 14 per cent and the pro- vincial government the balance. The meeting learned, that the allocation this year, based on water rate revenues, could in- crease to and to make local funds available for in- creased work, ratified an in- erease in water rates from S3 lo S3.2T> per acre on the same faster TABKR UINS) U modified school year Tax sale snubbed al Tabcr TABER (HNS) No poten- tial purchasers presented them- selves at a recent auction sale of tax recovery property offer- ed by the town of Tabcr. Nine unredeemed parcels, on which council has established minimum bids, were offered for sale. Registerprl noiires. as requir- ed by the Tax Recovery Act, 1970, have been forwarded lo Ihe tlefauliing owners. will stake out the proposed rim- way location on department, of lands and foresls grazing lease land comprising the north half of section 13, township 10, range 17 located north of the Oldman River on the old Vaux- liall road via the provincial park. The following day, lest drill- ing will he undertaken by a special rig being brought in. From data obtained from soil samples, engineers al the MOT Edmonton office will determine construction features in making up a cost feasibility report. A sitfi located south of the river, previously proposed, was found to inadequate in length for a suitable municipal land- ing field. The new location now recommended is capable of ex- pansion of runway length should occasion require for future de- mands. Advice of the arrival of crews was given (own officials by Don Brownridge of the Edmonton office of MOT. GO.000 acres under water in the district. The additional funds would al- low the doubling of last year's expenditures if govern m e n t funds and construction time is available. on a one year trial basis, stu- dents in division schools were to have a short three- days off Krister vacation this vear. 50 campsites to be added at Movie Lake NATAL fllNS) Further de- velopment of recreational fa- cilities al Movie and Norbiiry Lakes will he included in work of the B.C. parks branch this year. Lloyd Brooks, acting deputy ider ,1 Sdiuols closed Thursday aE- 'jptcd tfmiHiii ;ind were to re open Wednesday morning, April TcnchiTs return to the class- morns Tiii'Hflay for a one-day in-HTYKT program. Oilier characteristics of (be j modified school year, which bo gar hiVi Aug. 'M, arc: ill n standard instructional day of 3! 10 minutes in elemon- lary grades and 320 minutes in junior and senior high schools, (2) a school year of 199 days, or whirh 191 are devoted to classroom instruction and eight days for teacher planning or professional development activ- ities, including two days at the year-end for completing re- ports. (3> school dismissal on June except grade 12 students ml re- giomilualion of irrigation ser- vices v.ill not affect the Taher irrigation District, according to a report to the meeting by A. Pungor of the department of apiinillurc, Lethbridge. A recommendation, that TID cooperate fish mid wild- life ul inns in main! .inn- ing refuse areas .'ind wildlife hitbiln'. No action taken. Kv'ilh K. Francis mimed i eh ri ir man of the meeting which 1 enlivened for two hours. TfD hoard dininiian is Norman .S. j Anderson, and district manager i.s Kenneth P, Andc'iTon. i The statistical report showed i acre foot of untc-r s- ptT.sui over of Ihe 59.172 acres lindiT water agreements, for an average of more than 20 inches, supplementing tlie nine inches of rainfall received dur- ing the growing season. In annual elections. P. W. Kirk void was returned to the board by acclamation for a three year term, representing the Barnv.eU Cranford elec- toral division. Other directors arc M. D. (Mike) Heti. Keith E. Francis, and Al Macbacrk, along with board chairman Anderson. minister of parks, has advised M'lw look departmental exam the board of the Regional Dis-j during the last week in Jami-j'i0' Irict of Bust Kootcnuy, fin ary and who will write again i swer to a number of requesls during Die week of June 12 for more parks facilities at; through Movie that development is planned (his summer. The 1971-72 school year will be evaluated bv the board- It was noted that only four or I Fifty new campsites will be j teacher advisory committee for five weeks in spring and fall months (water runs from May 10 to Oct. 20) for construction work to be done the eight to 10 weeks being a limiting fac- tor in the amount of work pos- sible in each season. It was also noted that unless district cm page built at Movie, with the other formulation of plans for the fol- additional work can he accom- j in this ar plished each year, depreciation "T- of the system and inflation might more than offset the im- provements made. The rehabilitation pro gram here is based on studies made by the PFRA which indi- cated that half of Ihc 200 miles of lateral requires lining at (S3 half of the G7 miles of canal system lining at S50fOOO (51.7 com- pletion of deep tile and open campsites upgraded. Kenneth Kiernan, minister oE 1 recreation and conservation, I answered the board's question, sent to him after its last meet- ing, as to how much had been spent in the last year on parks losing school year. Mr. Kiernan reported that was spent, mainly for work at For I Steele. Wasa, Mount Fernie, Dry Gulch and j Yahk. aoer r TABER (HNS) Tabcr ro- deo week end, May 20, 21 and 22, preparations arc now in full swing. It promises (o be tops in early .season entertainment for young and oldsters. Saturday, May Tabcr Eight horse fanciers will pre- sent the annual registered quar- ter horse show, approved na- tionally and provincially. The show is expanded this year to improve classification. A prom inent hor sem an ha s been engaged to judge the cx- tors, Bill Holt will do the an-i to the horse barns and rcar- noimcing for public interest. j range-incut of entrance and exit Grounds underway improvements are gates to convenience traffic at with improvements the grounds. Go fo o nearby H R BLOCK office for a real plclcer-uppor. Competent COMPLETE 1ax prepared will