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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta April TMft HMULO It Cardston town council awaiting government report on water supply CARDSTON (Staff) Town council needs to know the results of a department of the environment study of water resources here so council can plan its summer works program The UN n has three water mams from its Lee Creek weir five ,miles southwest of town One must be replaced But the town can't proceed until it knows what the department of Taber approves subdivision TABER (HNS) Town council has approved action that will provide 177 residential lots in the area west of 50th Street between 58th and 64th Avenue There will be 38 lots for mobile homes The subsidivision plan was presented to council by Code Clements, associate planner with the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission, and council agreed the first development must be the lots for mobile homes Council hiked the price of town owned lots from 30 to 40 per cent with 74 by 100-foot lots north of (he golf course jumping from to In new subdivisions the price is based on ti'e serviced assessment and the actual cost of installed servces plus 10 per cent Land in the Taber Industrial Park ranges from to per acre, .depending on its proximity to streets and services the environment proposes to update the water system under the new provincial program It is possible a new weir and a larger water impoundment will be installed about one mile farther west on Lee Creek "We have been expecting to hear from them for about one year said a town official Environment Minister Bill Yurko should get a report on the situation right away, recent correspondence between Strong, Lamb and Nelson Ltd., the town's engineers, and the town indicates The town wants to know if the water system will be tied in with a large flood control dam or a smaller weir and a limited amount of storage The present weir could be renovated if a smaller weir plan is chosen. "We've never had a report on the flood control dam said a town official. The town understands the government will design the total system, award the contract, supervise construction and turn the finished dam and reservoir over to the town "We need to know what they are going to said a town official Paul Sandow, one of the engineers working on the water report, said earlier it would be completed March 29 and forwarded to the department of environment director Tom Mussivand. The report was then to be sent on to the minister. Town officials are still awaiting word At the same time, the town considering the possibility of using underground water. There are strong indications of good underground water through the valley GRAIN CORN GROWERS arc now available through Plonoer Grain Company Ltd. for those farmers Interested in grain corn for the 1974 Mason. will b% offorod on tht> following basis: Guaranteed Floor Price of per Bushel Trucking allowance proportional with distance from Lethbridge Final price based on Chicago December futures, plus a premium Delivery to Canadian ment elevators, Lethbridge. For further Information contact: AH Tleeeen or Gerald Ingram at Pioneer Grain Co. Ltd. at Tabor. Phone 223-2024 Ready to begin construction Concrete work has begun on the Indian gallery being constructed at The Fort Museum in Fort Macleod. Materials have been stockpiled nearby. Larry King, secretary-manager of the museum, indicates it is doubtful the gallery as such will be ready for viewing this year, 6ut when the building is completed, it will be put to good use this centennial year of the town. He said the cost of the building is nearly Concert at Coaldale sets bandsmen packing By MARY TYMBURSKI Herald News Service COALDALE When the choral groups from the Kate Andrews High School sang at the recent Coaldale Community Spring Concert, the audience of 500 people was delighted Adding further joy is the fact that has been raised to send the local band to the Kinsmen International Band Festival at Moose Jaw in May It will pay transportion and costs for the bandsmen and eight chaperones. Town of Coaldale, Lethbridge County 26, merchants, the local recreation board, local groups and private citizens all donated time and money to Hunters, fishermen honored at Coaldale COALDALE (HNS) Bob Skiba recently won the trophy presented annually to the "best all-round fisherman" in the Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association Winners at the recent awards day were. FISH Rainbow trout Jim Takahashi, Martin Entz and Ken Roth Dolly varden- Bob Skiba, Albert Webster and Ken Roth Junior high badminton organized COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Badminton Club has organized a junior high badminton group here The new club is operating at the R I Baker Junior High School with 29 attending the first session. Anyone in junior high school may attend sessions from 7 to 9pm Tuesdays in the Kate Andrews High School The club holds sessions for older students and others from 8 30 to 10-30 p m every Monday in the Kate Andrews school Brook trout James Price, Len Steinbrenner and Mel Vaselenak Rocky Mountain whitefish: Ken Roth Pike John Kupis and Ken Roth Stream rainbow trout- Ken Roth Predator for 1973- Harold Unger with points, Mel Vaselenak, points; and Gerald Molnar, points. BIRDS Pheasant Jim Taylor, Jake Dyck and Neil Courtice Partridge: Ed Cutler, Jim Taylor and Frank Molnar Goose Philip Manlier, Ron Dyck and Douglas Frey. Duck Frank Molnar, Ron Dyck and Jake Dyck. Bird game hunter of the year Ron Dyck. BIG GAME Moose George Boltezar, 160 points; Dennis DeBoer, 155 points; and Marion Wiens, 67 points. Mule deer. James Price, 1647, Mel Vaselenak, 153.7, and Roy Androkovich, 153.4. Whitetailed deer: George Boltezar, 132, Dennis DeBoer, 122 5. and Frank Molnar 96 3 Antelope Ken Roth, 71.4; Harold Unger, 66; and John Van Ryn, 64. Sheep. Len Steinbrenner, 15G.4; and Frank Molnar, 148. All-round big game trophy Mel Vaselenak, 95 per cent realize the goal. But the spring concert, directed by master of ceremonies Dick Humphreys, was where everything came together Community spirit flowed across the auditorium as softly and beautifully as the strains of Moon River, Scarlet Ribbons, One Good Morning Has Broken, Rainy Days and Mondays and Animal Crackers, all sung by choral groups from Kate Andrews High School The St Joseph's School Band, directed by Sister Yvonne McKmnon, performed rousing renditions of Away We Go, Skaters Waltz, Concert C Ha Cha and Dixieland Blues Choral groups from the same school did their own thing too and the audience loved it! They sang Jamaican Farewell, Who Did, If it Fits Your Fancy, and the musical accompaniment by guitarists, drummers and cymbalists was terrific. There were maracans too Board ousts ash trays Child clinics scheduled COALDALE The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics: HAYS Tuesday, April 9, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. PICTURE BUTTE Tuesday, April 9, in the Picture Butte High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. TABER. Tuesday, April 9, in the health unit office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m to 12 noon and 1.30 to 4 p.m NOBLEFORD: Wednesday, April 10, in the school from 1 30 to pm. VAUXHALL: Wednesday, April 10, in the elementary school from 10 a.m to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, April 11, in the health unit office, (upstairs in the town office building) from 10a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, April 11, in the health unit office, in the. Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Speech Therapy for preschoolers is available at the health unit by phoning 345-4877 for appointment. For social service appointments telephone: Coaldale 345- 3388; or Taber 223-3911. CRANBROOK (Special) Regional District of East Kootenay board meetings will now be held in an atmosphere as unpolluted as the crisp mountain air. The smokers on the board have gone down to a most gracious defeat. And anyone wanting to buy some nice pottery ashtrays might contact the RDEK office. The directors won't need them anymore. "I see three of us have been smoking during the Aid. John Daigle of Kimberley. "I think we could las' through our meetings without a cigarette." Blowing out a final puff of smoke, Aid Daigle moved that no smoking be allowed in the board room during meetings in deference to the members and other people attending meetings who do not smoke. The motion was passed and the ashtrays ousted Besides Aid. Daigle, directors Wayne Agnew and Henry Delesalle will be changing their habits. The" RDEK board Is following the lead of the Kimberley council. Kimberley councillors say they are determined to keep the council chambers of the Bavarian city of the Rockies as pure as a mountain brook. Fernie forest firm enjoys excellent year FERNIE (Special) Ciwtitcst industries Ltd., bated (drat oil and gas company, hail net Income last year of million, up from tJ.5 million lnl97Z. Forest products sales climbed to million from million Gas and oil revenue rose to to Net income was on sales of million of forest products and a smaller of petroleum and natural gas. Sales in a year of an extraordinary lumber market rose more man million. Year-end working capital was 238 million compared with million at the start of 1973. Its Elko wood manufacturing complex operated at capacity and 241 miles of main and logging road construction into its timber quota areas was reported Al the year's end it employed directly 391 people and had an additional 300 contractors and their employees. Uncertainties are present arising from the new provincial stumpage appraasal system, and also renewal, due July 1, for the new labor contract. Elko plant expenditures will be needed for alterations to process more efficiently small wood, company officials say Also reported was a million expenditure on CNI's Line Creek coal properties in the Elk Valley, with increasing coke coal markets in prospect since the energy crisis emerged in mid-1973. Sands oil export advocated ENCHANT (HNS) Alberta Social Credit Party leader Werner Schmidt told about 150 people here recently he favors exporting oil from the Athabasca sands because there will be a shift to other sources of energy soon "There is enough oil in the Athabasca sands to supply the needs of all Canada for well 100 he said. He stressed that Alberta must be prepared to share its resources, not only with' this nation, but with the entire world. "We have a responsibility to our neighbor to the said Mr Schmidt "This is no time for narrow provincialism and narrow nationalism The Herald District 13 bands attend Magrath festival By MILDRED BARKER Herald News Service MAGRATH Brigham Young University music director Dr. Ralph C. Laycock directed an honor band at the grand final concert of the band festival here. The honor band comprised 90 bandsmen from all the Education report approved CRANBROOK (Special) The East Kootenay Labor Council, an affiliate in the B C. Federation of Labor, has approved the recommendations of the Cowan Commission report on education with regard to East Kootenay up-grading. The council contended the area has been considered for too long a provincial labor pool for mining and woodswork The council approved centering in East Kootenay vocational, technical and academic institutions as recommended The commission recommendation was for scattering these various facilities through East Kootenay. At present a certified Selkirk "open university" extension to junior level operates at Cranbrook and Fernie. Notre Dame University credit courses are offered Skilled trades have apprenticeship programs However, all but the academic courses require attendance for a specific period each year at Vancouver, Kelowna or Nelson schools The provincial government will be asked to hurry with the East Kootenay proposal. bands in the festival They Suite of English Folk Songs, a medley from the Sound of Music and Alfred Creep's arrangement of Symphonic Prelude. Said Dr. Laycock. "I brought a concert band to Alberta from Brigham Young University 20 years ago, so it was a real thrill to be asked by Boyd Hunter to come back and conduct this honor band He said when he attended the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute years ago there were only three or four students playing wind instruments 'I am pleased to see how young people in southern Alberta have picked it he said "They have great bands here." Dr Laycock was raised on a farm near Raymond Thirteen bands, about 850 bandsmen, took part in the festival Six hundred performed in the final concert in the elementary school gym The first number by the Magrath High School Band received an adjudication of one from Prof. Newell Daley, BYU director of bands The Cardston Concert Band, scheduled to perform at the World's Fair at Spokane, Wash this summer, gave a rousing performance here The LCI Stage Band gave a precise arrangement that was highlighted by a brilliant saxophone solo Chapters visited COLEMAN Lillian French, worthy grand matron of the Alberta Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, visited Minerva and Leta chapters in the Crowsnest Pass recently. Thelma Bradley of Blairmore was named grand representative of "South Carolina" and Grace Franz of Coleman will be grand page at the June Red Deer meeting STAY NOW AVAILABLE IN ALL AREAS OF ALBERTA FULL PROTECTION against all unavoid- able causes of loss drought, excess moisture, frost, snow, hail, insects, plant diseases, wind wildlife. SEEYOUR AGENT BEFORE APRIL 3O With high grain prices and improved marketing conditions, all you need for a successful year is a good crop. BUT a crop failure can change your profit to serious loss or disaster. Don't take a chance! Be protected! All-Risk Crop Insurance saves your investment. AT 50% LESS THAN COST because one-half of the premium and all administration costs are paid by the provincial and federal govern- ments. COST REDUCING DISCOUNTS are allowed for cash, size and good experience, and coverage 'bonuses' for those with loss-free records. Crop In- surance premiums are deductible for income tax purposes. LOW COST HAIL ENDORSEMENT provides 'spot-loss' protection from hail at a premium of only 40% of the norm- al hail rate. FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL Ve ne Phone M7-3747 Kmfl LM. Phone Bue. Ml-ma Nee. Imiriiict Son VauxhaN, Alberta ;