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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The South In short Utility service pondered CHAN BROOK (Special) City cowcil has decided to stub the provincial department of mwuctpal affairs because it might be stow in providing Sewerage Facility Assistance Act grants for the Watteville Uttfc Van Hone area, Council will bypass the department and charge residents in the area on a local improvement basis for the service. This means Little Van Home residents, largely modest in- come people, are now contemplating whether they can afford the service. Some say they might have to sell their properties and relocate. When the area was annexed by the city, residents thought there was a chance of filling in and upgrading city water and sewer services. Most of them have septic A local meeting decided to petition the city for these ser- vices on a local improvement basis but when they discovered the cost of their share they asked for provincial assistance through the recently established SPAA. The department of municipal af fairs indicated the area might be eligible for help but council has decided to go ahead on its own and try to boW petitioners to the original outlined terms. People in the area have frontages of up to ISO feet' Taber court load reduced TABER (HNS) Town council has received a police report for June which shows 71 prosecutions in provincial judge's court here.- Forty six of these were infractions under the Alberta Li- quor Control Act. An additional 71 people were accommodated overnight in police cells and released in a sober condition the following morning. Seven Criminal Code cases drew convictions: three for im- paired driving, two for creating a disturbance in a public place and one each for public mischief and resisting arrest. The charge of resisting arrest was against a parolee from the Prince Albert penitentiary who had been released two days earlier to work in the sugar beet fields. The court beard there was some trouble placing him in the police cell. Highway traffic convictions dropped from 35 in May to 18 in June. Seventeen motor vehicle accidents, 10 of which were minor, resulted in one injury and property damages totalling for June. Seventy one prosecutions in provincial judges court in June is a marked reduction from the usual number. Over the past five years June prosecutions have ranged from 111 to 173. Sparwod dump a headache SPARWOOD (Special) Residents of a trailer park 18 miles from the District of Sparwood dump, near Highway 3, are creating garbage problems, Aid. Frank Fairclough told a recent meeting of the Regional District of East Kootouy. He says, "They bring their garbage on their way to work. If the dump is locked, they dump on the highway and the highways department is after us. If it is open, they set it on fire and the 'pollution control branch is after us." The District of Sparwood council thinks some problems would disappear if the dump, about two mUes from Sparwood, was not located on the main highway. RCMP caravan to visit Nanton NANTON (HNS) The Hamilton Junior High School students' RCMP caravan will be here Aug. 13. It depicts 100 years of Alberta and RCMP history. It will .stop at the J. T. Faster School parking lot. The display was partially financed by a grant from the Alberta RCMP Century Celebrations Committee. Dr. James MacGregor, committee chairman, says the pro- ject is "one of the most remarkable ever to come to the atten- tion of the committee." It was iniated in 1972 by Bruce Haig, teacher at the Lethbridge school. It involved more than 80 Grades 8 and 9 students aged 13 to 14: Much of the travelling exhibit comprises slides and tapes made by the students in May, 1973, when they retraced the trek of the original NWMP from Dufferin, Man., to Fort Macteod Iron Springs bride honored IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Miss Mona Sauer was the guest of honor at a bridal shower held in the Huntsville School auditorium recently. During the evening Miss Saner was .presented with baskets of gifts for her new home by Mrs. G. Anderson. She was assisted in opening the gifts by Miss Jackie Fintey and Miss Debbie Sauer. The auditorium was decorated in a yellow motif for the occasion. Hostesses were Mrs. A. Jorgen- son, Mrs. H. Haney, and Mrs. R. Koenen. Paving project progresses COALDALE (HNS) A total of feet of streets will be paved here when the current paving project a completed. The work is now at the half-way mark. Crowsmst Pass Binai Trim, Com pact Zenith V Qf Eyeglass Hearing Aid Make the right decision now and try this reliable Zenith Carlyle aid at no obligation. And if within 10 days after purchase you aren't completely satis- fied, you may return the aid and your money, except for the cost of a custom .ear mold, will be refunded. Bftttrm for mrtm of hetrinf The quality in before tfu nxne 900 on. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. the hard of hearing since 1943" 127-2272 Just browsing U74-THE UTHtftlDGE MERALD-15 Power line fate to be told later ,Recommendations by 'the Energy Resources tion Board on Calgary Power's proposed Crowsnest Pass power line should be. made public in a couple of weeks, board member Vern Millard said Friday. The provincial government is still considering the report on the proposed 240 kilovolt transmission line from the Peigan Indian Reserve through Crowsnest Pass he said in a telephone interview. Calgary Power spokesman Elaine Adams told The Herald that various routes for the power line, suggested by Tass residents at a Blair- more public meeting in January, are now being researched by the Depart: ment of Lands and Forests. Details of the energy- board's findings will be released after they are approved or rejected by En- vironment Minister Bill Yurko: Sheep forage in field southwest of Welling. The continued hot weather is having its effect on pastures in the South. Taber learns about agri-bank Foundation lodge requests convince Russell of need TABER (HNS) A first for Western Canada will be the agri bank concept being introduced by the Royal Bank of Canada when its new branch is opened here in Oc- tober. The announcement was made at a recent reception and dinner at the Heritage Motor Hotel. The bank's agricultural department manager, Keith R. Sveinson of Calgary; told some 60 community and business leaders of the plans. The-agri bank program will involve the use of a mini van equipped with office fur- niture which "will travel all of the rural roads from Brooks to Warner and from Lethbridge to Medicine Hat bringing banking service to the in- dividual farmers.'' Mr. Sveinson said this program was introduced in- Ontario a few years ago. Six vans are in use there and there is no reason the program cannot be duplicated in the West, he said. Commenting on the bank's building program here, he said construction had been delayed but that the contrac- tor has agreed on an October opening date. Introduced to the informal dinner meeting were Taber branch manager Pat Phillips and his wife Lorna who have already purchased a home here. The Phillips come from Calgary. Said Mr. Sveinson: "We see a great future for Taber and its district, and we want to be a part of it." Speaking of community in- volvement, he told the people that the agri-bank is equipped with a public address system .which is available for whatever use it might be re- quired in the community. Requests for senior citizen lodges in Lethbridge and Coaldale were favorably received by Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell says Don LeBaron administrator of city lodges for the Green Acres Foundation. "We weren't expecting a yes or no at this point of said Mr. LeBaron, "but Mr. Russell agreed we had a real need and our re- quest was justified." In the meeting with the municipal affairs minister who was in the city last week for a three day visit, the foundation presented briefs asking for 65 bed lodges in Lethbridge and in Coaldale, as well as an expansion to the Golden Acres Lodge, one of three now being operated in the city. "We feel strongly that it's our said Mr. LeBaron. The foundation's brief said the waiting list for senior citizens1 lodge accommoda- tion number 60 in Coaldale and 88 in Lethbridge. "Any home that's built here, well have filled im- said Mr, LeBaron. "We've never had a vacancy here, not even for one He said there is apparently some chance the provincial cabinet could speed up the decision making process and reach a decision on the re- quests .this fall so the local foundation board can begin working with architects for a spring tender call. Fall from bale load kills girl A 17 year old Picture Butte girl, injured in a fall from a toad of straw bales on a half ton truck July 31, died in Calgary Foothills hospital Aug. 1. Picture Butte RCMP said Linda Irene Lee suffered serious head injuries in the fall and was taken to hospital in Picture Butte and later transfered to Lethbridge, then Calgary. RCMP said the truck was driven by her'18 year old brother, Donald Roy Lee. The Herald South 4-H delegates to make award trips Several Southern Alberta 4-, H Club members, are those chosen to represent the- province in delegations and award trips to other parts of .Canada, the United States and France. Keith Nishi of .Bow Island was one of six named to attend the National 4-H Environment tal Seminar in Hamilton, Ont., this month. Sharon Edwards of Brooks was named delegate to Manitoba for the interprbvincial exchange program next Bruce Thiessen of Coutts, Anna Lee BouHcn of Lethbridge and Naomi .Sugimoto of Lethbridge were named to. the Northwest Territories 4-H exchange for Aug.-.. 10 to <23. The Western Canada 4-H Seminar will be attended b'y Layne Baker of Nobleford. Donna Jorgenson of Del Bonita. Tern' Powle- sand of Del Bonita and Cheryl Sherman' of Lethbridge. HAIL HITS MOSCOW MOSCOW (AP) An intense hailstorm struck sec- tions of Moscow, which sweltered Monday, under one of the hottest days of the year. Many Muscovites never saw the but in parts of the capital; "if fell in an un- interrupted white wall like a winter snow the news agency Tass reported. RICK INTERIOR OR EXTERIOR BRICK FACING Choow from 9 brtcfc cotowij 9 As Low M Pw ctn (it PW cm.) Lightweight Durable General clean-up Opportunities for youth participants clean up the railroad right-of-way at Coteman in a general beautrfteatton program of the area. Fireproof Easy Application Create ntw beauty for your homo fireplace wall Family room Any room in your home Drab Walls Disappear Forever PLUS MANY MORE WONDERFUL BUYS No order too targt or too Deftatry ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. "Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1925" Car. 2 Art. and 13 Street 9. Phone 328-3301 ;