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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TuMday, April 1f, LETHBRIDOE The) South In short I -killing olliccrs named HI. MK.MOKK iCM' Bureau Mrs Jean Morris of HI. m mm will hi'dd llu1 Crowsnesl Pass Figure Skating Club as pu'Milcul lur (ho next term oilier oHirers elected at the annual general meeting were -ccri'tan Klorie MacLeod of Coleman; treasurer, Kathy Iliiskmi of Coleman; vice president, Jean Ormann of Coleman; .second vice president, Mrs. Ann Atherton of Coleman; and test chairman, Edith Zak of Blairmore. Volleyball at Milk River MILK RIVER (HNS) Willow Creek Municipal District volleyball players won the southern Alberta Mini Winter Games girls' tournament here with 35 games played by eight competing teams. Vulcan girls were second and Lethbridge County 26 players were third. Local junior high students sold 300 tickets to the event. Karons planning carnival BARONS The newly formed 15-member Barons Board of Trade and local organizations will sponsor a spring carnival and dance here Saturday, May 4. Northland Shows will provide the rides. The organizers need a dunk tank. Anyone who can supply a tank may contact board of trade co-ordinator Charlie Fletcher or secretary Helen Hartigan. Glenlea wheat showing promise for feed, export UCW work shop in Coaldale NEW DAYTON (HNS) Mrs. Leif Trockstad was host at the recent meeting of the New Dayton United Church Women and six members answered the roll call by donating books and games to Sifton House. Mrs Cecil DePratu reviewed women's rights in this country as part of her study on the status of women. Mrs Alice Gorrill spoke on halfway houses. The next meeting will be cancelled to enable the members to attend a Presbyterial Workshop at Coaldale May 8. Taber trustees expect deficit TABER (HNS) Expenditures will rise from in 1973 to this year, causing the Taber school division hoard to budget for a deficit this year. The board faces a declining enrolment. In February, there were students compared with in January. 1972. The board says the overall number of teachers has not been reduced at the same rate. I'incher's petition received PINCHER CREEK Ronald Zukiwisky, liaison between the province and a local citizens' committee pressing for a new hospital here, has revealed Premier Peter Lougheed has acknowledged receipt of a petition signed by local residents urging a new hospital be built. Health Minister Neil Crawford is studying the request. It is expected he will contact local government representatives on the petition committee soon raised for Red Cross FOREMOST (Special) A recent white elephant and handicraft sale by Grade 5 pupils at Foremost School made a profit ol ab'out It has been donated to the Red Cross Children's Fund. The sale realized a total of After minor deductions for expenses, and some money being set aside for another project involving health kits, has been forwarded to the children's fund. Director to instruct in music The director of instrumental music for the Pincher Creek Public School system is to serve as band director and woodwinds instructor this summer at the Saskatchewan Summer School of Fine Arts. Orlan Strom will serve at the summer school which is a project, of the province's arts board. School closing opposed TABER (HNS) Several parents and staff members of Vauxhall Elementary School have expressed strong opposition to schools closing for the 1975 Winter Games. The two-week break during the games would mean a shorter Easter holiday and classes until the end of June. Questionnaires have been sent to parents, asking whether they favor closing the school for two weeks or not closing at all. Report your news fo The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent In Your Area PICTURE BUTTE S P.JOHNSON PINCHER CREEK MRS EDLUNN RAYMOND DAVID THORNHILL MASINASIN MRS. FRED MUELLER 8HAUQHNESSY MRS. ALICE E WADE 8TAVELY MRS VIOLET CLANCY 732-4449 627-3257 752-3572 647-2463 327-9661 228-3920 Contact pcepta tor your District or ClMftHtod Advertising H'M'lilK Hoped utility whiMl. pnuiiisiMil hramniiK valuable .1- ,i li'iui wheat and as an export wheat lor blending with lower grade wheats in the baking trade, provincial agriculturr authorities report Sherman Yelland, cereal and oilseed crops specialist with the agriculture department, says recent tests, initiated by the Canadian Wheat Hoard, indicate Glenlea is superior to Canada western red spring wheats for baking when mixed with low grade wheats of other countries. Glenlea could also change Canada's position of not having a wheat variety in large-scak production that is economical for Asian noodle manufacturing, he said. On the basis of tests carried out on samples sent them last winter, Asian food manufacturers report Glenlea had a good flour extraction rate very suitable for certain types of noodles. Mr. Yelland said the promise of an open quota and early delivery for bushels for each 50-acre contract signed makes the Glenlea very attractive. Glenlea feeding trials show that the nutritive value of the wheat is as least equal to No. 1 Canadian western red spring wheat, Mr. Yelland said. Two tests involving broilers and laying hens indicated that Glenlea was superior to No. 1 Canada western. Glenlea. developed at the University of Manitoba and licensed in 1972, is a cross between Pembina and a number of Mexican wheats. Not as late as the utility wheat Pitic 62. it matures several days later than the Canada western red spring wheats, occasionally more than several days later, depending on climatic conditions. Society flays "violent7 movies FORT MACLEOD Presbyterian women have been urged to write to members of Parliament and theatre managers to protest "violent and. immoral" motion pictures being shown in theatres and on television. This was the sum of a resolution passed at the recent 60th annual meeting of the Alberta Synodical of the Presbyterian Missionary Society. The women also decided to commend those people who produce and screen "good movies." These movies, "with good moral will be encouraged The women also want more films with educational and cultural interest. Attending from Fort Macleod and Jumbo Valley were Marion Maclean. Dons Schuitema, Marion Kvame, Minnie Veenland, Edna Curie and Johanna Mackintosh PINCHER CREEK (Special) Co-op sales last year totalled an increase of from 1972, the 53rd annual meeting of the Pincher Creek Co-operative Association was told. Bob Nishikawa, general manager, said 1973 had been the most successful year in the co-op's history but also one of the most difficult for operating and for customers. Higher prices on commodities and severe shortages caused hardships. Members 67 years of age are now eligible for equity payout, he said. Nick Dyck of the Kerr district is president of the association. Directors are: Jerome Robbins. Summerview: Gary Barten, Beauvais; Joe Bruder, Twin Butte; Kurt Froese, Fishburn: Peter Maloff, Cowley Lundbreck, and Frank Frey, Pincher Creek. All departments showed a marked increase in revenue except the creamery and locker plant operations. Employees at Cranbrook sign two-year contract District calendar A Red Cross blood donors' clinic will be held from to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Cardston LDS Church Social Centre A meeting to organize minor baseball will be held at 7-30 p.m. Thursday in the Pincher Creek town hail Coaldale oldtimers will meet at 10 30 a.m. Thursday in the Coaldale Drop-In Centre The Cardston Minor Hockey Association's annual Temple City Tournament begins today and continues Wednesday and Thursday in the Cheesman Ice Centre Sandersons will provide the music at the Nobleford Curling Club's windup banquet and dance to be held Saturday, April 20. in the Nobleford Legion Hall Warner oldtimers will hold their semi- annual pot-luck dinner at p.m. Sunday, April 21, in the school auditorium with everyone welcome The Pincher Creek Figure Skating Club will hold its general meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25. in the Pincher Creek MD Building The Ambrose Roman Catholic Church Catholic Women's League will hold its next meeting at Coaldale Sept. 3 Noble Central School athletes will receive awards Friday, June 14. at a supper sponsored by the Nobleford Home and School Association The Coaldale and District Minor Hockey Association has postponed its annual meeting until August, date to be announced CRANBROOK (Special) Sixty public works department employees, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, have signed an agreement with the City of Cranbrook for a two-year contract that gives them a 12.5 per cent across the board increase retroactive to March 1 and a second 12 5 increase next March 1. Range in the expired contract was a base of to 25 for certified trades. Worker bargaining agent is CUPE Local 343. Other East Kootenay municipalities which have reached terms are the Village of Elkford. which includes a clause forbidding the village outside contracting, and Fernie city which included an immediate 12.5 per cent increase the first year, but also a cost of living adjustment tie-in with the second year 12.5 per cent increase. Cost of employee increases in 1974 to Cranbrook will amount to about 3.5 mills, or The number of employees depends on the season and the nature of city projects in progress. Agreements expire Feb, 1976. Basketball site chosen PICTURE BUTTE (Special) The gym in the Picture Butte High School has been selected by the 1975 Canada Winter Games committee as the site for preliminary basketball playoffs. The Southern Alberta basketball championship, was a forerunner to the 1975 preliminaries. Ten teams from Southern Alberta competed in the 1974 South Alberta Mini-Games. A gold medal went to the Pincher Creek team; the silver to the team from the Blood Indian Reserve, and the Kate Andrews Larks from Coaldale took the bronze medallion. High school authorities have also made the gym available to archers who, under the direction of instructor Bill Vogt. "are hopeful of reorganizing the Pyami Archery Club. IN SHOE FASHIONS! Latest Hi-Fashion shoe styles for Spring are here now Drop in soon! 4th ANNIVERSARY WINNERS Pair of ShOM Mri. Audrty Vi Jack Stimton H. Fumfvr Kamitomo Rotit Oladitona 20% Pozgat Frank Strino Mrs. D. Van Butkirk Haathar Dick Mn. C. Slovak mt FIIMMS tor MM bHy MRRflNJQ WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th Street South Open Thursday till p.m. Cranbrook receives 11 water system bids The Anti-litter gang Litterbugs in Claresholm had'better watch out, two Claresholm girls are out to change their littering ways. Annett Trimble, 10, left, and Audrey Hahn, 9, stand be- side of one of four posters they have done "to1 make the town cleaner." The poster campaign was sparked by a film about litter the girls saw in school. Pincher Co-op reports '73 best sales year in history CRANBROOK (Special) The city's engineering consultant is assessing 11 bids for the improvement to the water system. Engineer Richard Fletcher says they appear to be within the million ceiling established for the project by ratepayers. Tenders, all from British Columbia based firms, are for material and work on the 500 million gallon storage reservoir and dam on the Joseph Creek property the city owns. Secondary tenders are for installation of the feet of supply line from the damsite along two routes. These are to the existing fringe reservoir and 17th Street S. to the 10th A Street and 14th Avenue intersection. Mr. Fletcher reports his assessment of the bids and recommendation to city council of contract award will be ready within a week. Site examination was made by all tenderers, and spring runoff has progressed to the stage that actual work can start as soon as the contract is awarded. The construction schedule calls for system completion of the reservoir and pipelines by freeze-up to ready them for filling up by the 1975 runoff and to be fuily functional next May 1. Reservoir specifications call for installation of Anti-litter campaign at Pincher PINCHER CREEK Anti- litter week will be held here May 6 to 12. The Town of Pincher Creek is sponsoring a poster contest for students. The first will be for those to the age of 10, the second for those aged 10 to 16. Rules state each poster must contain a message for citizens concerning the importance of keeping backyards, other areas of town and the countryside clean and neat. The contest closes May 1. chlorination and fluondation treatment plant, and necessary pressure equalization equipment at the site. When operating, the improvement will be adequate lor a population of 30.000. more than double the existing population served within the city and by extensions. Consideration is being given to a further city limits extension but area and directions will be determined, probably, by the department of highways decision on proposed alterations at the north end of arterial Cranbrook Street business area. The new water system's maximum altitude service will be 3.250 feet, which will also influence the feasible direction of expansion The Herald- District School project awaits approval CARDSTON (HNS) The Cardston school division says an addition to the Magrath High School is awaiting final approval from the department of education Estimated cost of the completed structure approaches the mai k. of which approximately will be granted by the province The addition will provide a much needed band room and will house Grades 1 through 12 in the same school Two new schools have been constructed here within the last five years at a cost of a contribution from the department of Indian affairs and the provincial government Trustees recently visited the Cardston Elementary School and witnessed a practical demonstration of the uses of educational television equipment in the schools. The division rents the equipment from the ACT at an annual cost of The program has been operating for two years and has met with enthusiastic approval by the teachers The Cardston school division operated with a net surplus of lor the 1973 calendar vear. after recovering the 1972 deficit ol In addition to this. was contributed to capital reserves and school bus purchases Coaldale permits lop COALDALE (HNS) The value of construction in Coaldale to the end of March, 1974. totals town officials report. There were 21 permits issued for new homes, valued at The balance is lor lesidential additions. In March there were L3 permits for new homes valued at Renovations and additions amounted to March permits totalled ASPENITE The all Wood Chipboard Indoor or Outdoor BUILDING PANEL Strong Weather Resistant Ideal for: Basement Rooms Garages Farm Buildings Fences tfs 48" x 96" x Per sheet 3 4 48" x 96" x Per sheet LIMITED QUANTITY ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. 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