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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuttdiy, April LETHBRIDOE Retired from, duty Age and decay are slowly closing in on this old barn that stands mouldering in a field at the top of the coulee hills just across the river from Lethbndge. Lichens are growing on the roof and the walls are taking on that silvery tone prized by contemporary interior decorators BILL GROENEN Photos 40 acres will provide 170 lots Pincher buys land for residences PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Town council Monday night approved an additional land purchase from Archie Petrone to bring the town-planned subdivision in the southwest corner to more than 40 acres The land will cost the town an acre It will provide about 170 lots for this rapidly expanding community. The Oldman River Regional Planning Commission has presented what council terms "an attractive plan" for the subdivision The smallest lot in the area will have a frontage of 60 feet Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON OECOUX, DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND JOHN and DAVID GALBRAITH announce their last LD.S. HOLY LAND TOUR Leaves MAY 30th Arrive in London and spend three weeks in LONDON, GREECE, EGYPT ISRAEL We'll visit the Temple in London and other points of interest We'll visit Cormth see Greek folk dancers the Acropolis, etc We'll see the pyramids, take a cruise down the Nile, ride camels, etc We'll visit Poetra, a desert city carved out of stone, tour the old city of Jerusalem and the holy places there, as well as seeing the modern city We'll see Jacob's Well, the Garden Tomb, Arma- geddon, Jenco Nazareth, Ml of Beatitudes, Camel Markets, etc etc sic DON'T MISS THIS LAST TOUR! -IT WILL LEAVE FROM CALGARY- For further information contict EVELYN JENSEN Box 555 or Phono 752-2035 Raymond. Albirti Council is still negotiating payments for the land An eight-inch sewer line was approved for the north hill area to service a proposed park for Pauline Janisko Council is awaiting a subdivision plan for the entire north hill area development now proposed The planning commission is preparing the plan. There will be eight new four-plexes in a cul de sac crescent The town approved purchase of a new ambulance which is equipped with a special light for emergency operations on the road Approval is subject to approval of an agreement with the Pincher Creek Municipal District Price is without trade It is a four-passenger carrier equipped with the most modern extras for emergency health care Council is taking a hard look at a new site four miles west of Pincher Creek (west of Pincher Station) for a new golf course It is located on the old highway It is said to be a "very nice area along the south fork of the Castle River It is on recreation-zoned land owned by the Pincher Creek MD The town has approached the MD, said Mayor Juan Teran, and is "receiving good co- operation There are almost 80 acres in the area Council is going to have Ron Peake of the Lethbndge Research Station, an ardent golfer, study the site and submit a proposal Council is seeking a cost estimate from Wagner Construction Ltd on a proposed extension to the Pincher Creek Arena It is needed to house washrooms for the 1975 Canada Winter Games scheduled to begin Feb 11 Consumption of water was discussed This town is well over the provincial average for water use. Council feels that meters will cut water consumption in half Council also discussed a proposed water line to the north hill area Short-lived blaze Firefighters clean up after putting out a fire at Wilson Siding Monday morning Burning grass apparently ignited spilled oil around the storage tank owned by Peter Kiewit and Sons, an Edmonton construction company laying asphalt in the area The Lethbndge firemen used foam to smother the fire within minutes after arriving Damage to the tank was Taber trustees plan to cut bus purchase TABER (HNS) The Taber school division is seeking tenders on five school buses next year instead of six as in previous years "Due to the tight financial situation the board directed that only five buses be purchased in said an official Transportation supervisors Roy Higa and Bill Bailey have been directed by the trustees to combine routes wherever possible, thus reducing the overall number of buses required Normally combining three routes together on two buses would lengthen the time some students would be required to ride the buses In a move to reduce travel time, a few students throughout the division will be requested to walk one-quarter of a mile or less to meet the school buses In the past door-step pick-up has been provided in many instances, the official said Each bus costs about The Southern Alberta School Authorities Association will again negotiate with teachers employed by the Taber school division for their 1975 contract Said a local official "It is the feeling of the local trustees that relations between the teachers and the local school board has greatly improved largely through the advent of regional bargaining The head-to-head confrontations that develop on a local situation are eliminated, thus freeing the board and the teachers for more meaningful consultation E B Peterson of the' Enchant subdivision has been named to the SASAA negotiating team Raymond Clark of Bow Island heads the team The Lethbndge County 26 The Herald- District recently dropped out ot SASAA and will bargain locally with the teachers Vandalism is taking an ugly toll at the Enchant School It's vandalism with a new twist The vandal backs his vehicle into the School driveway Then he spins his tires and showers the school windows with gravel and rocks The Vauxhall RCMP is seeking clues in an effort to apprehend the culprit Police have increased patrols in the Enchant and Hays school areas The RCMP will increase patrols on weekends and also during the week The Taber school division has decided to charge any individuals apprehended Beef market good at Cranbrook sale District I calendar A Disaster Services Act seminar will be held at 7 30 p m Thursday m the Blair- more Credit Union Hall The Iron Springs Home and School Association will hold a variety show and bake sale at 8pm Saturday in the Huntsville School auditorium with crafts and hobbies on display The Coaldale senior citizens' drop-in centre will operate regularly here from 1 to 5 p m on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. It is not open on Fridays CRANBROOK (Special) The recent Community Auction Sales Association Ltd sale disposed of 158 mixed cattle for a total of The beef market had a "good price" day with grower Liaison officer appointed COALDALE (HNS) Town administrator Rae Yamasaki has been named liaison officer here for the public relations committee for the 1975 Canada Winter Games to be held in Lethbndge and district Curling events will be held in the Coaldale Sportsplex Arena Ray Morton, public relations director for the Winter Games Society and Joe Csaki, western hospitality chairman, met Mrs Yamasaki here recently Mr Morton hopes to meet with each committee in each town once a month until games time next year returns up five to six cents from the March sale, and beef topped the West s big market centres This fourth sale brought to 700 return for 416 animals in 1974 but includes premium price registered bull sale total not classified as beef Grower returns for good yearling steers to 550 pounds were 56 to 58 63 cents, and up to 700 pounds 53 to 55 with common grade 49 to 52 25 Good yearling heifers up to 550 pounds sold at 46 5 to 49, up to 700 pounds 43 5 to 45 cents, and common 41 to 43 Good cows went at 32 to 35 5 canners 23 to 25, and bulls 35 to 38 cents Package cow-cal units sold at to for the pair Queen contestant FOREMOST The Shortgrass 4-H Beef Club recently named Sherry Black as Foremost rodeo queen contestant Members recently toured the Vernon Calders farm to view calves WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 Day Only Thursday, April 25th 516-3rd AVENUE SOUTH (Next Door to Bank ot Montreal) DO IT NOW-AT SAVINGS! 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