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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 7, 1973 THE tCTHBRIDCf HERALD 3 Classy curlers of Nobleford Winners of the Superior 77 Propane Event at the recent annual Nobleford Women's Bonspiel were, from left, skip Rose Todd, Minnie Bennink, second Shirley Bennett end lead Isabel Stoller. The Karen Deimuth rink won second spot. Twelve rinks competed. Request for funds growing NATAL (HNS) The Fernie Memorial Hospital Beard sur- prised the Bast- Kootenay Re- gional Hospital board at its re- cent meeting with a request for 150 per cent more than had been expected. The Fernie board had issued public statements until recent- ly indicating that it would ask the EKRHD for approximately additional funds for equipment in the new hospital, now being built. When the re- quest for funds was presented, it was for The EKRHD board approved further equipment funds to the Fernie board of if also approved by the B.C. Hospital Insurance Service, who would then share the cost. The board voted unanimous- ly to grant and wait for a clearer indication of need be- fore considering further re- quests. DISTRICT RDEK pollution views falling on deaf ears Turning sod to land planes On hand to break ground for a new municipal air- port four miles northwest of Taber are Taber Mayor Ar- thur Avery; Taber MD Reeve Clarence Cy Mc- Andrews of the department of Ray Huene of the department of tourism; Tom McGreer of the depart- ment of highways; and Stubb Ross, president of Time Air Ltd. of Lethbridge. KATAL (HNS) for- ests and water resources minis- ter Robert A. Williams agrees with the Regional District of East Kootenay that regional dis- tricts "should express their views concerning pollution con- trol penriit applications from a land-use point of view." He made the statement in a letter. It was read at a recent meeting of the RDEK board. He also said amendments to the pollution control act, to al- low notice of regional district objections to applications to the pollution control branch, would have to wait until the fall ses- sion of the legislature. The RDEK has long main- tained that its objections to ap- plications submitted to the PC branch should be heard, if not on the basis of land use, then on the basis that the regional dis- trict can speak for the rights of its constituents in an area where considerable expertise is required to make a submission. It has continued to file any objections it may have but they have always been based strictly on pollution grounds so that they would meet the require- ments of the pollution control act. Until recently, none of the board's objections have been considered. Mr. Williams says the amendments required to the PC act could not be passed dur- ing the present session. he said in the letter, "I would expect that the objections put forward by the regional district will receive full attention under the pollu- tion control act." The board received a letter from Walter Raudsepp, chair- man of the pollution control board, saying an objection of the RDEK to an application of George Deck in InVermere is being considered. Foriy, Wobeck rinks win last spiels CARMANGAY (HNS) A mixed bonspiel wound up the curling season at the local rink recently with the Forry rink of Lethbridge winning top place. The junior curling club held its closing bonspiel the previ- ous weekend with the Wobeck rink of Barons winning. 19 DAYS LEFT STOP MIDNIGHT OIL H ON YOUR INCOME TAX 1ms year-get smortl Don't turn the midnight oil, worrying with tax figures. COMPLETE Vrny not let BLOCK fig. IETIMS your return quickly, dependably and insure you of iHoxiiwni Drop in today! You'll be gted tw got together. piution ot every tn return. tar etm Since ing its office al Sparwowi in March tfoc Femie and District Credit Union has increased te membership by 25 members to 275. During Wic morith assets of the credft mijwi increased SHORT NATIVKS TV Bus-runm oT Switih Africa air typically sfarrl in bill p convenerships. It was voted that all dona- tions from funeral luncheons will be used for charitable pur- poses. Rev. Shuster announced that a penitential sen-ice will be held Tuesday of Holy Week at St. Peter's Church at Milk- River with several orieste pre- siding: 1st communion in War- ner will be held in June. Anne Piltman is the new convener of Christian Family Life, replacing Sylvia Krysak. EHa Heppler and Sharon Col- lin plan to attend the CWL convention al Banff this month. A spiritual program. The Purpose of Lent, was conduct- ed by Daisy For the program on Com- munications, Father faster gave a report of the two recenl parish council meetings hcM al Taber and Edmonton- More district NOW RENTING "IMPERIAL COURT" 52nd Ave. 6th St. West, CLARESHOLM 33 Unit Townhouse 2 BEDROOM 134 3 BEDROOM '154 Includes refrigerator, stove, drope rods, landscaped, fenced and paved parking. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B H HOMES (CALGARY) LTD. 2050-lOlh AVE. S.W., CAIGARY PHONE 1-244-2716 CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY ONE-DAY BLITZ CITY OF UTHBRIDGE AND FORT MACLEOD SUNDAY, APRIL 8th HOUSE-TO-HOUSE CANVASS Storting ot 1 p.m. One of 600 volunteer canvassers will be calling at your home. Please make their call pleasant. ;