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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tutidoy, April 3, 1973 THI IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Canucks win floor hockey tournament COALDALE (HNS) The Canucks recently won the pee wee floor hockey tournament of the County of Lethbridge 26 southern region. Winning coach is Frank Traber. It was held in the R. I. Baker School here. An ice hockey tournament will be held soon. Results of points from both tournaments will be tallied to determine winners of the Brian Ens Memorial Trophy. Canucks went against the Black Hawks to win 8-7 in the first game. The Hawks only had seven players. Roy Gage, coach for the Hawks, praised his team. It lost by only one point and with only so few players allowing for very little relief. Canucks had 12 players dressed for the games. fa 4W Wham! Another poiver play! got o goal in floor hockey today dad! It's my first of the And it's ths thrill that comes once in a lifetime to boys in the seven-to-nine-year age bracket. Leth- bridge County 26 southern recreational region has 11 teams going strong. Girls play too. Keeping tabs on Maple Leafs, Rangers, Sabres, Blades, Canucks, Red Wings, Black Hawks, Seals, Kings, Bruins and Penguins is the southern region recreation board. Mayor Fantin Paving program set BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Mayor Ernie Fantin, speak- ing at the ratepayers' meeting, informed 25 people apprpx- mately worth of paving is to be done on Blairmore side streets this year to complete the first phase of a program started last summer. Town auditor Alex Wells gave a detailed report on the t o w n 's financial statement showing that the town had op- erated on a deficit. About has been spent on preparation of roads for paving. A total of 46.000 square yards of pavement will be con- structed by W. A. Cook and Sons. Work completed last year in- cluded feet of four-foot ce- ment sidewalk, feet of six- foot sidewalk and feet of curb and gutter. The program also included installation of 640 feet of 12- inch sewer, 1.280 feet of 15-inch sewer and feet of 18-inch storm sewer. Mayor Fantin said the old elementary school has been torn down at a cost of and the town is now negotiating with J. C. Bailey and Associ- ates of Calgary for construe tion of an apartment block and row housing. Dr. Roy Amundsen, chair- man of the fire, sewer and wa- ter committee, reported there were seven fires last year. Damage totalled A total of 14 new water ser- vices were installed last year. The town has purchased 1.5 acres of land in west Blairmore and negotiations are continuing for an additional 10 acres in the same area. He reported the new town of- fice, now in use, cost and the arena extension Dr. Amundsen said the old li- brary building was being re- modelled for use as a senior citizens social centre. Councillor Wallace Aebli re- ported the Crowsnest River had been dredged at a cost of 000 and this amount had been split by the town and water re- sources department. He stated the department of highway would pave Blairmore main street (Highway torn up last summer. The town's requisition for the Crestview Lodge at Pincher Creek has been increased by one-half of a mill this year. Mr. Aebli said Preventive So- cial Service has been respon- sible for the formation of a se- nior citizens club here. Councilman Don Dececco re- ported there were 513 com- plaints reported to police and 406 investigated. were 34 reports of property damage; 11 persons injured: nine stolen bikes were recovered; 230 tick- ets issued under the Highway Traffic Act; 25 impaired driv- ers; 31 assaults reported: 53 cases of theft; 25 break and en- ter cases; 26 parking tickets is- sued; '64 cases under the Crim- inal Code; and 11 cases of fraud. Police travelled miles on local patrol. Mr. Dececco reported the recreation board had received for an Opportunities for Youth grant which gave work to 16 people. A number of complaints were registered at the annual meet- ing regarding garbage being strewn about alleys by dogs. Some citizens are not using the proper garbage containers. j Numerous complaints were registered concerning dust from the slag piles at the west end of town. Complaints about alleged poor road conditions in alleys as well as poor street lighting and several other minor mat- ters will be discussed at die next mseting of council. I Herb Flclcher all tied up i with meetings COALDALE OIKS) To be a member of town council or a town official is time consum- ing, says Herb Fletcher, secre- tary of the town. During 1972 there were 22 re- gular meetings of town council, nine special meetings and many committee meetings. In March of 1972, at the an- nual court of revision, five ap- peals were heard and assess- ments reduced. An appeal was made by the town to the province on the equalized assessment. The re- sult was a change from 360 to As a result of a grant for labor from the Local Initiatives Porgram of the federal govern- ment, amounting to about 199, work was done en street gravelling, sidewalks, Sports- plex, parks and playgrounds. DISTRICT Koiiro, Fisher top festival n kld" "lm 3 L as maintains By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK (Special) Noriko Kojiro and John Fish- er, piano duo, won highest marks in the sixth annual five- day Cranbrook music festival, sponsored each year by the Cranbroofc Fraternal Order of Eagles. Adjudicator Gordon Hancock of Regina also made the covet- ed recommendation Miss Ko- jiro continue as area competi- tor to the subsidized late spring B.C. Festival of Arts at Van- couver. It is for top local fes- tival talent. She topped seven classes, and additionally ac- companied other competitors. Another major winner was school teacher David Stock in vocal-theatre class as Fagan from then in folk sorjg class and as Cranbrook Folk Ensemble member. Selkirk School band of Kim- berley retained top band award, one point ahead of Mount Baker as adjudicated by Capt. F. M. McLeod of Calgary. In speech arts Mrs. Allice Policy of Edmonton adjudicat- ed Sherry Coutts of the St. Mary's School as the individual winner, and Muriel Baxter Grade 1 class as choral speech winner. Repeat choir winner was Ihc male chorus from Cranbrook Community Choir. George Dougall and William McCormack of FOE were chair- man for presentations at tbe [final session of concert by all j winners of the trophies and cash prizes which have excel- lent community support. The concert drew full attendance. Festival secretaries were Mrs. Oliver Westrup, Mrs. Charles Lafleur and Mrs. Harry Dorris. Competition events were scattered during the five davs among various schools and halls. COALDALE (HNS) There were 73 new home units built here in 1972. Of these, 71 were single dwel- ling units with a construction value of In addition there were a num- ber of home renovations, six commercial, 10 garages and carports. Total value for all construc- owing on agri hall PINCHER CREEK (Special) total of is still ow- ing on the new Pincher Creek Community Hall at the agricul- tural fair grounds. Most of it is covered by a 13- year bank Joan carrying a pre- payment guarantee by the Province of Alberta. The new hall including furni- ture, supplies and other inci- dentals, has cost made up of in grants from service clubs, business firms and individuals in this area; Manpower and local initiatives grant: and OCO from the province. The new hall, first available to the public last summer, showed receipts to mid-Janu- ary of This was more than in excess of operat- ing costs. The hall board hopes to pay o'f the bank loan with tbe assistance of ser vice groups here. 71 attend annual parley of ratepayers at Coaldale j tion here in 1972 was j In the last two years the value of all building taking place in the town reached about when 214 home units were built. Mayor A. F. Blakie said home construction has been on a con- stant increase. In 1971 there were 43 new homes built; 1970, 36; 1969, 43; and in 1968, 19. There was considerable ex- tension into four new subdivi- sions. COALDALE (HNS) A total of 71 people attended the recent annual town ratepayers meet- ing. The total budget for 1972 was The town bad a sur- plus of and also recov- ered a deficit from previous years amounting to j Street paving was requested by some residents. The paving i plant is being repaired and it is expected some paving will be done. About two miles of streets are ready for paving. The town has about 7.7 miles of blacktopped (paved Parking too close to the cor- ner, at two of the town's main street corners, is seen as a de- finite danger. One accident in the past year had been cause by such illegal parking. Stan Wilson commands Legion CRANBROOK (Special) jley installed new officers for i Provincial Command Royal Canadian Legion presid e n t i Harry Broadhurst of Kimber- M Fl RRNJO 3rd Anniversary T It T T WORLD OF SHOES For 10 Days Only OK Ail FA Shoes V and Handbags m 2 RACKS OF IAOIES' Shoes and Sandals Broken siie ronge Yoor Choice, pair 9-89 ONE RACK OF Men's Shoes Broken range PAIR You're invited for a party. Drop in enjoy a piece of birthday cake. You could be a winner. IF YOU FIND Buy a pair of Oil 3C Buy a pair of Oil I njk PFITA IWV Buy a pair of Shoes 25c tWivc Jree Pair of Shoes You moy br lucky Com? in WORLD OF SHOES 317A STREET DOWNTOWN Open Thursday till 9 p.m. the East Kootenay zone. They are Commander Stanley Wilson of Kimberley: vice- commanders John Savage of Fernie, Ed Loulit of Cranbrook ETX3 M. Ariksdo of Creston: v.iUi John Grocutt of Sparwocd j scrgcant-at-arms. The zone in- j eludes branches at Golden. Field. Edgewatcr. Invcrmerc. Crcston and Fcrnic. i Provincial president Broad- j burst spoke of importance of the S20.W donation by provin- cial command to the Sports Hall of Fame but asked indivi- dual branches to increase their contributions to help meet the 5H.OOO shortage of tbe provin- cial commitment. URGE SEAT BELTS CRANBROOK (SpeciaD- Contemplating East Kootenay's 3972 highway death toll of 27 persons, the East Kootenay board of health is recommend- ing endorsation by the prov- ince's associated boards of health of measures toward more seat-belt use. East Koo- tenay Health Unit road survey in a 1972 sampling of 351 ve- hicles on a major highway found only 71 drivers using seat belts. Garden City growing more beautiful each year MAGRATH (HNS) "Ma- grath has a continuing favor- able ratepayers were informed at the town's recent annual meeting. Mayor Pingree Tanner said, "We are trying to build up the town around a simple core. It is no metropolis but we wish to maintain a clean, good looking town. By developing inside the large blocks, utilities will be more economical." It is hoped a bylaw will soon designate where and how build- ings will be constructed, con- trol on animals, parked cars and other problems which pre- vent beautification. The mayor commended coun- cilmen for progress made be- cause one person is responsible for each committee. Three parcels of land have been purchased. The race track and sport area south of the golf course; a strip along the creek to be used as a wilderness area for riding clubs: and land east of town for the sewage lagoon. A health centre for senior citizens is still a possibility if the necessary legislation is passed. It is felt better value for the health dollar would be realized with a facility adjoin- ing the hospital so Magrath se- nior citizens could stay close to relatives and friends. House and street numbering Fire phones win okay at Pincher PINCHER CREEK (Special Fire phones will be installed for fire and ambulance calls in all members' houses sub- ject to agreement by the Mun- icipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9. Town council agreed to this at a recent meeting. Fire Chief Archie Petrone re- quested this installation. It will see 20 telephones installed at S9 per month for each phone. A single direct line telephone is to be installed in each fire- man's and ambulance man's home. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., 542-2149 H- The Lctlihidgc Herald Correspondent in Your Area Sell 7 buses TABER The sale i of seven school buses for has bpCT arnisuncfil by W Green a way. J 1ary JrcafOTcr of Ibc Tabrr I scJwl division. RcJums wf-rc hcUrr llwn an- lidpated, with 22 tenders re- ceived. Five buses went to KiJdman Bus Sales Ltd. of Calgary at a price of per imil. Tabrr Elks a -sS-pasfcngrr bus for while Rev. James -1. IAJTO of Varaftall paid 1or Uic larger 54-passcnger unit. GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TRUNBUU IRON SPRINGS MRS. 1. C. SQRGAUD IOMONO MRS. WONARO MAGRATH MRS. DOUG MARKER MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT NEWS MILK RIVER CIENN UE 455-2332 3646 7SM.535 527-1101 647-3538 ll Contact these pcopfc for your District News or Classified Advertising was proposed and a motion passed that the town investi- gate the cost of putting up street signs. Canadas test selling Vodka at the 'popular price Expand services TABER (HNS) Two local businesses have expanded ser- vices to enhance their building contracting business. Leavitts' Plumbing and Heat- ing has added an electrica! de- partment under the manage- ment of journeyman electrician Kenneth Butler. Taber Plumbing and Heating opened in the Town and Coun- try Electrical premises. Duane Leadley is the proprietor. ALBERTA I'L'KK I VODKA I WIN FREE THE KELVINATOR APPLIANCE OF YOUR CHOICE NOTHING TO BUY (Details at Smith's) WISHING 4 WELL SALE A sample of the Savings SMITH'S Conrod PlettcU Milkalin CLOSED MONDAYS OPEN THURS. AND FRI. Till 9 P.M. 236 ST. N. PHONE 328-554! ;