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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Soturdov, Ap.il II, 1970 7HI liTHUIOOf HUALD 3 RDEK Budget Okayed NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Direct ors at the Regional District of East Kootenay recently approv- ed the board's ino budget ot Senator Gersliaw Bandsmen To Tour Okanagau Valley BOW ISLAND -The award- winning Senator Gershaw High School Band will perform at Growth of the RDEK may be flkslrated by comparison far the year 196f MVn expenditures reached. Major expenditure in the ino budget ii earrrakred for administration and general ROV- ernmenL A Wa] of is earmark- ed for regional and community planing. Regional parks have been al- lotted and a grant of fS.m has been made to the regional industrial commission. Urban renewal costs have been set at wtife 500 has been set aside for gar- bage and waste disposal. The budget for the regional assessor was set at P.500 and street lighting expense is esti- mated to be The home nursing service has been estim- ated at The board will receive 000 in grants from the provin- cial govemement, and from its fee structure aod 361 by requisition. Other sources of revenue are a fS.OOO shared-cost contribution from the Regional District of Columbia-Sbuswap, a surplus 'of from last year and from miscellaneous sourc- es. Cancer Drive Under Way At Cowley COWLEY (HNS) The can- cer drive is-under way here under toe direction of C. A. Weekes, assisted by Mrs. E. Sapeta and Gordon. Johnson. Cowley is at the easterly edge of the Crowsnesl 'Pass cancer district which, thanks to the organizational talents of L. 5.' (Sonny) Richards of Blah-more, has gone over the lop three times In the last five years. This year a'spetial effort is being made to wind up the 1970 campaign in mid-April. The objective for 1970 has been set at To reach outlying farmers and ranchers letters containing information and a self-address- ed ens-dope nave been sent. Donations may be sent directly to Mr. Richards or to Mr. Weekes. Memorial donations are always welcomed. Receipts for income lax pur- poses are issued. Businesses and town resi- dences will be canvassed. Donations will be gratefully accepted by Mrs. Sapeta at the post office, or by Gordon Irrigatioii District Has Surplus COALDALE (HNS) -The 1969 financial report ot the St. Mary River Irrigation District was presented at a recent an- nual meetiEg of water users. W. G. Lake, SMRTD account- mi, reported revenues received were compared to 256 in INS. This was due to an increase in the water rates. Expenditures for the year 1969 amounted to The sur- plus as a result was Total water earnings were plus in penal- ties. Other revenues were: lease revenues, profit on sale of capital assets, inter- est earnings, f and mis- cellaneous, A breakdown of expenditures showed water supply charge to the government of Canada, maintenance operation expense, administra- tion and general expense, 068; aid provision for capita] works, Mr. Lake said the Letbbridge- Coaldale area had a cumulative surplus in 1969 amounting to The total surplus for the year ending Dec. 31, 1969, was Expenditure proportions for the western division which in- cludes that area west of Horse- fly Reservior were given u follows: total expenditures, of wbkt 58.3 per cent or for maintenance and operations; 13.9 per cent or 901 was for indirect admimstrt- tion; 13.2 per cent or for water supply to PFRA; 9.6 per t h e Alberta School Trustees Association Convention banquet h> he held at Edmonloo Nov. 3. The band will also perform at Okanagan Valley. B.C., cen- tres April 30 to May 1. The County of Fort Mile No. I school committee recently de- cided to yrtoffiof the band at UK ASIA banquet. The Band Parents Associa- tion will pay aS expenses of the trip to B.C. Withdraws CRANBROOK (S p c c i a Regional Dfetrirt of East Koot- enay board has notified M. M Pruden, its staff assessor, ol contract termination June 1. He was engaged last Seplem her on agreement ot three mu- nicipalities, Sparwood, Fernie and Kimberley, for the work on a cost sharing basis. Femie has now withdrawn from the 1969 agreement which reduces the budgeted amount available for the shared service for 1970. The board ruled Femie was repaired to give GO days notice of than im mediate discontinuation, since Kimberley and Spars ood ha entered the three-way agree- ment in good faith on a con- tinuing anTEiai basis. Mrs. Jensen Elected BOW ISLAND Mrs. Erail ensen attended the annual meeting of Commercial Egg and Fowl Producers Association Alberta at Red Deer recent- Mrs. Jensen was elected president of the association. TEACHES HANDICRAFTS Mrs. Nellie Yellow Horn teaches handicrafts to the pupils al Ihe Raman Catholic School. Mrs. Yellow Horn, Peigan Indian Reserve resi- dent al Brocket, has been teaching handicrafts to the children for eight- She teaches beading and sewing to the gins and knitting and carving to the boys. Yellow Horn Photo. More District Pages 10, 17 Trailer Court Site Okayed TABER (HNS) An appli- cation by Mrs. F. Miller of Em- iress to purchase 1.5 acres of ndustrial park land for the es- ablistanent of a trailer court was approved recently. Council approved regulations regarding sen-ices, concrete lads lor trailers and other re- quirements, and set a price of per acre on UK land. The proposed local ion Is north of 56th Ave. at about aSth St., east of the proposed "green snip" separating residential from industrial use. The development comprises 10 trailer stalls for the present, with sLx-or seven more lo be added when required. Attend Opening BOW ISLAND Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hyland and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schaufele were. Saturday visitors at Redcliff where they attended the open- ing of the new kitchen and dance hall of Uw Royal Cana- dian Legion in Redcliff. cent or was for main canal upkeep; and five per cent or to provisions for cap- ital works. Jack Rigaux Paintings On Display PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Jack Rigara, 19, of P i n c h e r Creek is showing about 75 paintings 'and sketches today at the PiTicher Building. Creek Municipal The one-man show Includes landscapes, portrarLj tod still Ho. Mr. Rigaux, a student at Mat- thew HaltOD High School, has been influenced by A. Y. Jack- Bon, member of the famed Group of Seven painters. The nill be open until I p.m. Control Committee Is Formed TURIN (HNS) A Turin School Control Committee has been formed. Committee mem- bers are county councillor R. W. Papworth, Turin school board chairman Mike school board secretary treasurer Wil- fred South and Turin school principal Dr. J. D. Aikezbead. Their responsibilities vrm in- clude policy setting, habdling renting procedures for the school and involvement in fi- nancial matters pertaining to e school In other Turin news, grade six students at the Turin school will be transported to the Pic- ture Butte High School for a full day's get aquaintsd activi- ties Friday. Mrs. Palmer Svertson is re- turning to teach grade two and three. During her six-week ab- sence she was replaced by Mrs. Mike Trofanenko. Bill Stronslti and his daugh- ter, Connie, have returned lo Turin after flying to Fort Worth, Texas, for a few days. Mrs. Jau Frith Resumes Job In Nursing BROCKET (HNS) Public Health Nurse Mrs. Jan Frith resumed her duties after hav- ing three vrecks arjiual leave. She nurses COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Lrtlikidgc Herald Correspondents In Your Area NATAl, I.C. PAUL CHAIA ................P.O. W LOMOND Mrv ChoM .........GfrrMrl Dtlivtry CARDSTON Mn, Curiifilm HvH COWIIT .P.O. Ira 7 STAVELY Mn. Joyct Nmrlckl...........Gvmari Mrvtry CMNMOOK Rom Cmritr pcoplt yovr DiXrid Mm Ckmtfled Adrtrthint ecrsow ippenmg ovv: is on sloge ot John Black': and you can be ihe star by selecting your new. wardrobe now of exciting, refreshing fashions from Short Sleeve high crew striped pu over, of machine -washable acrylic in While, Short Sleeve trimmed high'crew pullover of machine washable acrylic in.11 colors. Short-Sli T w t 100% ol C Greei leeve, High Crew d Pullover ol machine wash- Acrylic. In 7 o p p e r While, B I u Short Sleeve, Fine