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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta -Saturday, April 51, 1973 THE IITHBRIDCE HERALD IS HEWS Larger pump will 'perfume' lagoon By ROSS CfBB Herald News Service TABER Increased capac- ity for the sewage irrigation system has bean approved by the town council in order to more rapidly lower the level in the lagoon for improved cdor control. Council approved the pur- chase of a larger pumping unit, and electric motor, for It will be installed in the exist- ing pump house. Council author- ized the purchase of necessary control equipment. The new pump will double the 1.000 gallons per minute output of the existing pump. t Also approved was the pur- Blue Water Irrigation of i there being no appreciable in- chase of 2.GOO pounds of alfalfa seed for planting two 80-acre plots being irrigated. This will produce a saleable hay crop. A fourth wheel move spray sys- tem was also purchased from j Taber for A report from Dave Grave- laud of the department of the environment advised that farm lands under irrigation have ably absorbed the spray water. Lounge tax burden abated TABER (HNS) Municipal taxes on the community centre lounge, leased by the golf and curling club, have been abat- j ed by the town council, leaving- I paymsnt of 1973 taxes in the I amount of school taxes collected i by tho provincial government. Council left unchanged rental rates charged by the town, at the rate of annually. The golf club will be required to pay its full share of irriga- tion water used on the course at the new rate charged by Taber Irrigation District of per one million gallons. crease in the water table. The report discounted any "slippage" of farm land toward the river. There may lie some seepage from the lagoon proper. The argument of slippage of farm land was raised by the Taber MD council when the town applied to purchase addi- tional acreage to increase the area under irrigation. The town council will not attempt to lease the property rather than purchase same in the interests of immediate economy. In connection witli garbage disposal, council voted to retain its present method in favor of a proposal from Dispose-All of Lethbridge to take over the service. R.W.Y. UPHOLSTERING PHONE 328-5257 ANYTIME Modern Robin Hood LUCINDA LUCHIA photo. A modern Robin Hood, Willie Popowich of Nobleford, takes a 306-pound black bear with bow and arrow. He bagged ihe bear west of Claresholm. It will become a rug. CLEANS OWN HOUSE TOROKTO (CP) Toronto's works department is spending for 10 quieter air com- pressors used by the city to power jackhammers and other construction equipment. The new compressors are 50 per cent more costly than less noisy ones. D. J. Batty, the depart- i ment's senior environmental en- j gineer. said: "We can't put a ban on other people's noise v. ithout cleaning our own house' first." I District News In Brief i deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer accidents, fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd.Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY 7hs c.-iy Canada Cewps-.y prc. I Family Hie, sex I education okayed BLA1RMORE (CXP whereby it will be able to fa- j Crowsnest Pass school j volve parents and teacher3 in j trustees are confident the school I proposing subjects and ideas i staff will offer family life and i beneficial to students, sex education carefully and cap-' P. K. Zubick, superintend-; ably. ant of the Crowsnest Pass The board commended the ef- school division, has received foils of the Isabellc Sellon confirmation from the depart- School's team of instructors now ment of education the board's involved in this project. application for accreditation of The board has indicated its, the Crowsnest Consolidated wish that the staff and admin- High School has been approved. istrators know that the estab- January results will be lished procedures must be fol-! cnanged to favor the students lowed according to the enunci- j who wrote the departmental ex- ated policy. aimnalions. by giving them the The school division's board of: higher of the school or depart- education committee will study j ment mark, proposals on policy for student j a'so means students will not dress. These were submitted by all schools. The committee will submit its recommendations to the board for approval. The committee will also study i the Education Opportunities i Fund recently established and be required to write the depart- mental papers in June. If students are not satisfied with the school mark they may write the August supplements set by the department of edu- cation. The board approved Mr. Zu- HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th S. Phone 328-1778 We Are Pleased fo Announce That we are new the official Dealtn for L.D.S. Books, Missionary and Genealogical Supplies For the 151st Quorum of the We have a large Inventory of Books and Supplies, with ample free parking to make your shopping convenient to you. announced by the minister of'Dick's recommendation that education. three teachers be released to Thev will study the means, atteraj an workshop to be held at Lethbridge in May. 1 sponsored by the Canada Cra- i yon Company. The board will extend finan- i rial assistance to those dis-ad- i vantaged youngsters under 16 years of age who require edu- cational cpccrtunities outside the school division. It will in- clude tuition as well as trans- portation and lodging. The board has accepted the supsrintendant and the adminis- trator's suggestion that the WOOLWORTH HAS MORE BLOOMIN' VALUES HYBRID TEA ROSE BUSHES 2 YEAR FIELD GROWN CHOOSE FROM: Peace Crimson Glory New Yorker Talisman Doctor Mirandy Mojove Blaze Climber And Many More Woolworth Price... study of the divided school year be extended. As a result the division will continue with the present system, of the tradi- tional approach for the 1973- 74 year. The division is studying the best approach for phasing in ihe new language arts pro- gram. AH schools arc involved in this decision making pro- j gross. The board nodded its approv- al to a bus Jour of the high- lights of Calgary for Grade 3 students. This will be held in .Time and is sponsored by the Glenbow Foundation. Calvinettes Easier rally set for Monday IRON SP RIN GS ki It's easy. Ifs almost automatic. Drive in and serve yourself. Saves you money. We don't need a full staff, so we pass the savings on to Always open. We're open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Three ways to pay. Use your Gulf Travel Card, Chargex or pay cash. Conveniently located. Situated right at 1303-3rd Avenue South, Lethbridge. Gulf THE ALL-PURPOSE CHARGE CARD CHARGEX .RAYWOSO Gulf Self-Serve It saves you time. It saves you money. m ill lal JF [Gulf GULF SELF-SERVICE GAS BAR AVEMUE SOUTH GULF SELF-SERVE GAS BAR 1303-3rd AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE ;