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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, April 9, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Landing field starts construction at Taber TABER (HNS) Ar- thur H. Avery of the town of Taber and Clarence M Jesper- sen climbed to the controls of the giant Caterpillar C627 earth mover to inaugurate the con- struction of Taber's municipal landing field last week. The Taber MD road building crew headed by Herman Olson is doing the earth work which will be followed by a sand-ce- ment base topped with asphalt for the 75 foot by foot run- way. The airport is located north of the Taber Provincial Park on the old Vauxhall highway, and is just over four miles from town centre. Preceding the official "ground a noon luncheon at Petrie's Pantry saw representatives from four pro- v i n c i a 1 government depart- ments and other visitors as guests of the town and MD. Representatives were Dr. C. J. (Cy) McAndrews, assis- tant deputy minister of agricul- ture representing Dr Hugh M Homer, Tom McGreer, Leth- bridge district engineer for the department of highways and transport representing Hon. Clarence Copithorne; Ray Huene, industrial development pfficer of Calgary representing Hon. Fred H. Peacock: and Dan Cherney of Travel Alberta representing Hon. Robert W. Dowling who has charge of tourism in Alberta. Walter H. (Stubb) Ross, pres- ident of Time Air Ltd, Leth- bridge and a former director of the Alberta Aviation Council paid tribute to the foresight of the town and the MD councils in this important step toward Beef leaps up, down around world CARDSTON (HNS) At a recent meeting here, Dr. Hugh Horner, provincial minister of agriculture, commented on housewives complaining about the price of beef in Alberta. He said the price of beef in London is a pound; in Frank- furt, Germany, it is about in Tokyo, it is anywhere from to a pound; and in some countries it is unobtainable. When he visited Peru, they happened to arrhe during their meatless weeks The last two weeks in each month a person cannot order meat in a res- taurant or buy it in a store. He noted that Argentina, one of the major producers of meat, also has a meatless week. The reason for this is'not because they don't have a lot of meat but because there is a tre- mendous market in the world forH. economic development of the district. He said: "Time Air is dedi- cated to serving the smaller communities" and was pleased with this in the transporta- tion and communication net- work of southern Alberta. Industrial development com- mittee chairman H. George Meyer was luncheon chairman. Industrial co-ordmator R. F. Gibb outlined the seven year history of studies and proposals now culminated in actual con- struction. He told the visitors they could f Jy in on their next visit to wit- ness the dedication of the new airport. Enchant Brownies, Guides hold mother-daughter affair ENCHANT (HNS) The En- chant Brownie Pact and Girl Guides recently held their sec- ond annual mothers and daugh- ters banquet. Mrs. Gloria Lee was master of ceremonies. Mrs. Cora Burrell said grace and opened the program. Mrs. Ermiin Prouty was their special guest. Lois Lee, Myra Burrell, Shelly Prarty and guide caw- tain were enrolled by Lynda Gatz. Two short skits were put on by the Guides. The Brownies then took over and a presentation of five badges was made. The housekeeping badge went to Kim Reamsbottom and Ja- net Prouty; puppeteer badges to Reshell Wiest; and readers to Cindy Hagen. The evening was closed with a sing-song. SOFTBALL MEETING COALDALE (HNS) Men's Softball and fastball will be or- ganized here at a meeting at 7.30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Coaldale Sportsplex. DISTRICT reserved for building by Pincher Creek Credit Union PINCHER CREEK (Special) The local credit union had another successful year in 1972. It was able to declare a five per cent dividend as a result of as- sets exceeding the million mark. Discussion took place re the construction of a new credit union building. A special re- serve fund of has been established towards this. Bruce McRae was elected president for his third term. Ken Lewis is vice-president; and Jens Sorensen, Brian Hodg- son, Ernie Shemko, Archie Pe- trone and Gordon Johnson are directors. The supervisory committee will comprise of Herman Pee- ters, chairman, end AMn Boese. Douglas Beach of Holdfast, Sask., is the new manager re- placing A. Goldade. He recent- ly resigned. Caneer kills 55 in E. Kootenay NATAL (HNS) The East Kootenay health board cancer in all its forms fwk the lives of 33 males and 22 fe- males in 1972. "Another disease which does not figure in this year's list is cancer of the stomach, a dis- ease common in other parts of the world but steadily declining in this area. The reasons for this decline are not known." Another disease which is ab- sent is cancer of the cervix and the report states that this dis- ease is preventable through use of Well Women's Clinics and use of the Pap smear- Also absent from the report is any mention of Rhesus disease, TRACTOR TIRE 18.4x34 Installed Prepare Your Tractor Now TRIMBLES TIRE SUPPLY LTD. 3M Illh ST. S., LETHBRIDGE FHONE 327-2007 BIA1RMORE PHONE 562-2743 the cause of which is now fully preventable Mrs- Shumacher hosts Women of Unifarm WARNER (HNS) Warner Women of Unifarm met recent- ly at the home of Mrs. Elsie Schumacher. President Mrs. Mary Morton opened the meeting. Printed handicraft Jists were distributed to members. The Women of Unifarm con- ference will be held at p.m. April 17 in the Warner Mem- orial Library Hall. The Le Dain Commission re- port on drugs will be reviewed by provincial 1st vice presi- dent Mrs. Inga Marr. All wo- men of the area are invited to attend. Mrs. Maisie Jacobson spoke about highlights of the conven- tion held at Lethbridge March 21 The Red Cross Society asked catastrophe andjfor help with sewing and the pneumonia were high on the women decided to wait until list of the cause of death with the former claiming 20 females and 10 males and the latter tak- ing 21 females and 22 males. for this project Mrs Pat Hutchmson and Mrs Maisie Jaccbson will com- pile a letter to be sent to the government asking for stricter regulations and the "abolition of pornographic literature." Airs. Mary Morton brought patterns and demonstrated the making of purses and hand- bags. Date of the monthly meeting will be put on the Community Calendar. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Mary Mor- ton. Coronary thrombosis kills 61 NATAL (HNS) Coronary thrombosis continues to be the most prevalent ailment causing death in males of the East Koo- 1. tenay, the East Kootenay More CllStl'lCt Health Board's annual leporl reveals. Coronary thrombosis killed 61 QU DclffC 13 males in 1972, but only 15 fe- O males. arterial sclerosis killed 27 females and only nine males. Coaldale champions Provincial B boys basketball champions are Coal- dale Sons, front row, from left, Guenther Macht, Werner Schmiegelt, Ed Dick, Jake Steinbrenner and coach Pius Labolevech. Second row, from left, Tony Martens, Ray Lister, Richard Boras, Jim Martens, Walt Zielinski and Ray Friesen. Back row, Ewald Granson, George Low, Pete Zubersky and Mike Girbav. CORN GROWERS Arrangements with the interior Gov- ernment Elevator at Lethbridge are now confirmed which allow for deliv- ery and drying of all corn grown under Pioneer contracts. PIONEER GRAIN CO. LTD. F. G. Neads is chairman of Cranbrook hospital board CRANBROOK New chairman of the Cran- brook Hospital Society board of trustees is F. G Neads, a for- mer vice-chairman He succeeds H. H. Rose who dropped off the board, as re- quired after nine consecutive years Mr. Rose completed his second term as chairman. Mrs. F. W. Bridges, hospital auxiliary appointee, and also an original board member, is Robert Willis, a 1 s o an orig- inal trustee who served nine years, after a year interval was elected as second trustee for a three-year term, replac- ing Mr. Rose. Continuing trustees at va- rious stages of three-year terms are Mrs. H. J. Main, R. F. Watson, Joe Pagarut and R C. Selby. F. C. Downey continues East Kootenay Hospital Regional District representative: Judge H- C. King, represents the pro- vincial government; and rep- resentation by the city of Cran- brook has been eliminated. Hospital administrator L. D. Swenerton is secretary and Dr John Rayson has been named by the medical professional staff as their board liaison offi- cer. The six-year-old structure, designed for maximum 90 beds, with 65 operating initially in acute care, now operated 80 beds including a 10-bed psychi- atric ward put into service in 1972. It also accommodates the 50- bed capacity operating extend- ed care wing. 18 DAYS LEFT LET BLOCK SOLVE THE MYSTERY OF THIS YEAR'S INCOME Hie yearly tax changes hold no mystery for our Tax detectives. Our serv- ice is accurate end dependable tfte cost h low. Save yowself need- ten, time and See BLOCK today. It's a flood place to place your con- fidence. We fuenpntee ixejieuiion of evenr tay letuitu If ne make eny that cost you penalty or in- 815 3rd AVE. SO. 314 13th ST. NO. 9 A.M. -9PM. WKXOAYS 9 5 SAT. PH. 327-3712 OPEN TONIGHT NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY Ro-Neet stops weeds in beets before they start The best and the low-cost way to get barnyardgrass. wild oats, redroot sure control of most grass and broadleaf pigweed, iambsquarters. foxtails and .1 I. I weeds in your sugar beets is to mix Ro-Neet herbicide in the soil before planting. Or inject Ro-Neet at planting time. Ro-Neet works rain or shine because it's right in the soil with the weed seeds, destroying weeds as they sprout. You don't have to gamble on rain or irrigate to make Ro-Neet work. Thinning and blocking are easier and more less expensive. Liquid Ro-Neet 7.2E is easy to apply and controls nutgrass. nightshade, many other weeds that fou! your fields, reduce yields and complicate harvest. For a more profitable sugar beet crop, get Ro-Neet now. Stauffer Chemical Company of Canada, Ltd., Montreal and Vancouver. Distributed in Canada by: Chipman Chemicals Limited Beloil, P.O., Hamilton, Winnipeg Stauffer Ro-Neetfrom ;