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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The South In short Blairmore paving approved BLAIRMORE (CNP reading was given to two bylaws at council this week authorizing borrowing of lor a curb and gutter project and 000 for a paving program The entire project will cost Coun Frank Capron, Blairmore representative on the Crowsnest Pass recreation board, says swimming pool rates will be increased 20 per cent this season to help offset the deficit Coaldale bazaar, tea planned COALDALE Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary's spring tea and bazaar will be held from 2 to 5 p m Wednesday May 8, in the hospital boardroom Proceeds will go towards cardiograph equipment Cardston approves development CARDSTON Schow of Cardston has received permission from town council to build a mobile homes court near his own home here m the southwest area of town Dr Alan Van Orman of the town airport committee told council additional grant money is available for the new airstrip The town will apply lor it Mayor Lloyd Gregson suggested a new water line could be built lor the southwest division of town Town supervisor Don Sudo was asked to bring some recommendations to council on the water expansion program He will confer with Coun Don Caldwell Coun Wanda Jensen suggested brochures or maps advertising Cardston be printed These would be taken by members ot the Cardston-Magrath Marching Band to the World s Fair at Spokane, Wash this summer Town council was asked to support the band with a grant Both items were tabled Jor further study Kail campaign supported MAGRATH council has granted to the Magrath Chamber of Commerce to continue its campaign against the rail abandonment program Twenty- five street signs will be erected on the right side of the road entering town Property-owners on the newly-laid sewer line on Harker Ave between 1st and 3rd Streets East will pay a service charge at the rate of per lineal foot Residents served by long-existing sewer lines will pay no further charges Child clinics scheduled Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics ENCHANT.Tuesday, April 16, in the school from 1 to 3 p m TABER-Tuesday April 16, m the health unit office, the Administration Building, fro-n 10 a m to 12 noon and 1 JO to 4 p in COALDALE: Thursday, April 18, in the health unit office in the town office building (upstairs) from 10 a m to 12 noon and 1 JO to 4 p m April 18 in the health unit office in the Administration Building irom 10 a m to 12 noon and 1 30 to 4 p m HARDIEVILLE: Friday, April 19 in the school from 1 30 to JO p m Speech Therapy for preschoolers is available at the health unit bv phoning 345-4877 for appointment For social service appointments telephone Coaldale 345-3388 or Taber 223-3911 Town lo hire Iwo policemen Vern Qumton repored to town council that town police constable Val MacDonnell resigned recently Council will hire two policemen immediately Coun Alma Sommerfeldt brought to council a contract, subsequently approved from the Canada Winter Games Society The town has agreed to hold wrestling and basketball events here The societv will contribute two-thirds of the cost of the lour portable bleachers needed, a tractor for moving the bleachers a portable public address system Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Rap 562-2149 GRAIN CORN GROWERS Contracts are now available through Pioneer Grain Company Ltd. for those farmers interested in growing grain corn for the 1974 season. Contracts will be offered on the following basis: Guaranteed Floor Pnce of per Bushel 0 Trucking allowance proportional with distance Irom Lethbridge Final price based on Chicago December futures, plus a premium f) Deli ?ry to Canadian Govern- men. elevators, Lethbridge. for further information contact: Alt Tiessen or Gerald Ingram at Pioneer Co. I'd. at Taber. Phone 223-2024 Saturday, April 13, H74-THI LETHBRIDQE HERALD-21 Cardston MD's surplus Heading south for the week W R. Myers High students load southbound bus Tlu- Her.xUl- District Taber students to tour western U.S. canyons Seed cleaning plant in doubt CARDSTON Cardston get its badly-needed seed cleaning plant this year9 It s extremely doubtful the Cardston Municipal District council decided Wednesday But the councillors are still hoping despite the fact that several other towns are higher on the waiting list The MD council heard that a steel plant would cost 000 and wood A meeting was held here Thursday to complete the sale ol shares Planning continues Blair Shaw regional plant industry supervisor, Alberta department of agriculture Lethbridge is offering encouragement Reeve Harold Jensen There is not much hope (of getting it) this year if there are three or four ahead of us The MD council accepted a bid ot 000 from City Excavating (Lethbridge) Ltd highest of three bids for a steel tilt-top trailer the MD has little use for The MD paid 500 for it 10 years ago The MD will enter into an agreement with the village of Hillspring to share gravedigging expenses on an equal basis at the village cemetery The Hillspring LDS Church has decided to relinquish its participation The MD owns the cemetery land The village will keep the cemetery in condition Reeve .Jensen said the MD does not have a policy regarding cemeteries, many of which are on privately owned land The MD council will schedule public meetings once its regional plan has been prepared by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission Meanwhile a public meeting will hear MLA Ted Hinman here Saturday evening There is some local opposition to the Cardston MD's development control bylaw Coun Ken Beswick suggested it. is coming from realtors Reeve Jensen said planning issues are far from settled and will be discussed at the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties convention this fall We are in planning whether we like it or said the MD secretary Coun David Wilde objected to gas co-operative charges ol ?1 700 for users regardless of whether they are 50 feet or five miles from the mam natural gas line Especially since it is taxpayer- subsidized On the same subject, Reeve Jensen said a Taber meeting had come up with the ruling that gas lines must be placed six feet under irrigation ditches By ROSS GIBB Special Correspondent Sudol will lead his W R Myers High School nature study class on a 10-day desert safari over the Easter weekend Thirty-two students and three supervisory adults left Taber Thursday afternoon by school bus They will return April 21, after travelling about 3 200 miles In a practice run at the Taber Provincial Park here, members of the nature club took part in a simulated overnight camp The whole operation was completed in less than the scheduled 90 minutes Numerous parents and others were onlookers at the park They were treated lo sandwiches and drinks The tour wnl take the club to Glen Canyon Dam, the Grand Canyon and Phantom Ranch Wupatki National Monument. Canyon De Chelle, Green River Bingham Canyon and possibly Yellowstone National Park on the return trip CARDSTON Huttente colonies in Hutterite colonies in the Cardston Municipal District paid a special school levy of last year to boost the total tax levy to The MD had total revenue last year of and showed a surplus on the year's operations of The expenditure side of the balance sheet also shows a provision of for a seed cleaning plant and for a general reassessment In other reserves, the MD has set aside for a seed cleaning plant, for paving, and for the Strawberry Lake Drainage Reserve The MD spent on social welfare Of this, went to unemployed persons Administration of the MD cost This includes salaries for secretary- treasurer, assistants and assessor, councillors' fees, printing and stationery, postage, telegrams and telephone, 627 and delegates, In the office, was spent on "miscellaneous Protection of persons and property cost which includes for the agricultural service board Some was spent on public works This includes 843 for materials and 819 for repairs to machinery Labor costs amounted to There were no expenditures for health The MD was requistioned lor 735 by the public school and paid into the province s school loundation program Recreation cost the MD 097 with 750 going for the recreational director s salary and 038 for a golf course and summer games This was balanced by goli course fees of and as a share of the recreational director s salary that was recovered Debt charges totalled The MD spent as a discount on current taxes It has 53 parcels acquired under the tax recovery act and 201 parcels under tax notification. The MD received 861 under the Mobile Equipment Licensing Act and for mobile home licences COMPLETE HOMEOWNERS' INSURANCE AT LOWER RATES HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201-3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINER'S INSURANCE COMPANY The only Ciniditn Company providing automobile and fire insurance exclusively to Report your news to The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent In Your Area PICTURE BUTTE S P JOHNSON 732-4449 PINCHER CREEK MRS EDLUNN 627-3257 RAYMOND DAVID THORNHILL 752-3572 MASINASIN MRS FRED MUELLER 647-2463 SHAUGHNESSY MRS ALICES WADE 327-9661 STAVELY MRS VIOLET CLANCY 228-3920 Contact these people for your District Newt or Classified Advertising YouVe worked hard for your money. Now let your money work hard for you. At the Commerce we know farming. We know how your business can vary from year to year through no fault of your own. That's why it's important to put some of your income into a planned savings program to build financial reserves for your business. We have three savings plans that can make your money work hard for you: A Commerce Savings Account is a convenient way to keep your cash safe and handy and earn-good interest. Commerce Growth Savings Certifi- cates guarantee profits and come in multiples of without limit. And if necessary you can cash them anytime. Term Deposits: minimum returns the highest interest we offer at the Commerce. A planned savings program is just one of the Farm Services you can get at the Commerce. Stop by and have a talk with your local Commerce Branch Manager. He can help make your hard work pay off. CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE CAP AND GOWN SPECIALS We are offering once again, very attractive graduation specials at substantial savings. We supply cap, gown and hood if required at No Charge, or you can be photographed In casual clothes the choice is yours. May we suggest making your appointment as early as possible to avoid disappoint- ment. Available at all three studios. 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