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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta August 1973 THE IETHBRID6E HBtAlB 3 BILL GROENEN photo Pointers Secretary of State Hugh Faulkner receives pointers on how to handle a bow and arrow while viewing playground projects at Stir- ling. He looked over work being done at the village under the Opportunities for Youth program. Eight-year- old Vincent Sealy shows the minister how Robin Hood rose to fame. Kick the Smokers Dial 327-4000 For recorded help in overcoming tha smoking habit. Sponsored as a public service by your friends The Adventists District News In Brief VANDALISM BROOKS The rest rooms in Evergreen operated by the Town of Brooks and the Eastern Irrigation District as a service to the were the object of despicable vandalism. The toilet tank lids were broken and the mechanisms inside the tanks were broken and pulled allowing water to flood the floors. SWIM MEET TABER The Taber Elks Competitive Swim Club will be taking part in the regionals of the Alberta Summer Swim As- sociation in Medicine Hat on Aug. 18. BECK LANDING WRENTHAM Flo Whitrow was one of 650 descendants of Vere Beck wtio gathered for a picnic at Guersney P.E.I. The picnic was held on the site of the original Beck landing in SHERIFF'S AUCTION SALE OF Phil's and Gary's Sport Shop To Be Held At 4-H Building Lethbridge Exhibition Grds. August 7 p.m. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE The following is a Partial men's R.H. Campbell golf Set Ladies R.H. Campbell golf Sleeping Hip Husqvarna 30-06 Bolt action Beretta 12 G.A. semi-automatic Cooey .22 Rifle and Shot- gun scopes and 2 Electric out- board motors 6 and 12 Hunting Field Fishing rods and man nylon Archery Golf Weight lifting Hibatchi barbe- Hunting Large assortment of lures and fish- ing Hockey Pellet Igloo catalytic heat- Mess Ice Tennis and badminton Paymaster cheque Hand add- ing Photocopier. may at 441 Building August 15th from 9 a.m. till time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4905 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHftRIDGl AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 lie. 458 1813. The farm is now owned by a great-grandson. Some of the original buildings have been preserved. Descendants attend ing the picnic represented sev. en provinces and nine NEW REPORTER TABER Wendy Zimmer- 20. of a journalism grad uate of the Southern Alberta Institute of has joined the staff of The Taber Times. Miss Z i m m e r man comes from Calgary. LIGHTNING HITS SQUARE BUTTE A severe electrical storm hit the Square Butte district causing consider- able damage. A hay stack was struck and set on fire at Ball but with help from neighbors was extinquish- ed. Also a power pole south of Kendall sawmill was burn- ing the wires and fence posts nearby were split. The district was without power and telephones for some time. Ken- dall Ranch received inches of rain in half an hour. Kaiser versus RDEK Policing wanted on air emissions By MOLLY LATKA Herald News Service SPARWOOD Kaiser Re- sources Ltd. of Sparwood has made two major applications to the provincial pollution control branch covering air emissions. The Regional District of East Kootenay has made representa- tions on both applications. The RDEK objects to the proposed limits on Kaiser's ap- plications to cover emissions from the Michel boiler preparation plant and coke ovens. The RDEK suggests that an application should be made to cover emissions resulting from the charging and unloading of the coke ovens. In another letter to W. N. pollution control di- the RDEK asks for close policing of the limits for the above mentioned emissions and for the Elkview coal prep- aration plant. It feels the limits on the sev- eral emissions applied for are not being met at all times. The RDEK notes that the ap- plication on the four rotary kiln coal dryer for total par- ticulate emission averaging .4 grams per and not to ex- ceed .8 grams per would total pounds per day of particulate emission. The total is too high and will adversely affect the surround- ing says the RDEK objection. The RDEK says it discover- while investigating the ap- I that it was based on a single sampling of the va- rious with a judgment factor added. More reasonable probabilities should be it said. In its request for closer po- the RDEK asked that the pollution control board force zealously the conditions of the permits. limits set out on the permit applications are not generally objectionable but ex- cesses over the limits would In cities random observations by officers of the regional dis- trict noted heavy particu- late emissions from the bed dryer stacks at Elkview and the coke oven stacks at as well as windblown dust from coal and coke stacks at times. Only during the past few months have the regional dis- trict's objections to pollution control applications been rec- ognized by the provincial gov- ernment. The. RDEK uses a Calgary consulting firm to review appli- cations within its jurisdiction and decide whether an objec- tion should be filed. B.C. farmland freeze may mean more parks By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK With Sept. 29 date effective for the pro- vincial farmland the city is cautious in its approval of the recent sitting here of the land commission which outlined objectives of prevent- ing potential farmland aliena- tion. Cranbrook had filed an ap- peal in May for exemption within city limits. Cranbrook is now three miles long and up to miles wide. Several large scattered par- cels of designated farmland are zoned as such for either functional or assessment pur- poses. Preliminary planning work on several of these was fairly advanced toward housing sub- divisions. One case involved a 28 acre highway frontage shopping centre with adjoining apartment townhouse com- plex. It was to be almost in the centre of Cranbrook. Under freeze regulations soils have been classified for farmland at 1 to 5. East Koo- tenay offers no top class but does have 2. 3 and 4 class land in all its electoral and some of its in- cluding Cranbrook. In its sitting here the land commission appears to favor interim compatible use for agricultural land toward broad- er use which does not perma- nently alienate it for particularly in high density population which ap- plies to Cranbrook. MEETS APPROVAL The commission proposal for interim farmland freeze in park reserves and green belts met with city particular- ly in areas into which the city plans to extend its limits again fairly soon. The Regional District of East Kootenay whose respon- sibilities are geographically larger and more plans to be more militant be- fore the final freeze. Its plan- ning department has already I mapped its entire area for mul- tiple-use and not toward the same objectives as the land freeze. It proposes to engage profes- sional land use consultants in Alberta toward preparing and mapping its proposals to the land commission at its next sit- ting. Then details will be work- ed out. RDEK administrator Frank Bertoia is urging as much pub- lic participation as possible in drawing up proposed ground rules for its presentation to the commission. This will be done through a late summer series of public meetings through the region. These will hear proposals and criticisms and with con- sultant at concrete rec- ommendation of mapping farmland in the public inter- est. This round of informational hearings will be followed by a round to hear objections to the resulting RDEK mapping from those directly concerned prior to the final submission to the commission. Something Is Happening At K1EISTOK Olympic STUM Apply Olympic stain ever new wood or properly 1 prepared eld paint sur- face. Stain weathers will give protection for many yean. Available in a choice of colours. Gal. 9.95 1602 3r6 Ave. S. Phone Open Fri. and Sat. a.m. to p.m. Thursday Only a.m. to p.m. FREE DELIVERY COMPANIES LTD. The way tifne flies D'ARCY RICKARD photo Trevor seems to thinking summer will scon be over. Then Trevor will probably have to study hard at kindergarten. he sits out at Centen- nial Square in Sparwood. When the summer holidays it's darkest for children. But mom ond dad art usually happy to them go back to school. CUT COTTONWOOD HIGH RIVER Old build- ings are not the only relics of the past which must bow to the develpar's will. With the deci- sion of Marathon Realty to de- velop a part of their land across from the new Royal Bank comes the disclosure that the large 80-year-old cotton- wood tree nearby will have to be removed. Clearly the tree will have to but oldtimers will look on its departure with some well-founded for it is the only survivor of the first trees planted in the town of High River. 'HOPPERS COMING Dr. D. S. Smith of the federal research station at Lethbridge warns Alberta farmers to be on the alert for grasshopper infes- tations in fall-seeded crops. Spraying has been reported in the Bow Island-Grassy Lake- Foremost area as well as in the Pincher Creek Monarch area in Southern Alberta. He points out that the grasshoppers will be in the flying stage when the new crop growth is and their ability to invade fields quickly could cause serious problems. CAREERS 2 JOURNEYMEN MECHANICS REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY. Modern equipped shop. FuM company benefits. Apply ta service manager Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile 2nd Ave. and 8th Street S. THIRD CLASS STEAM ENGINEER per shift premium. Excellent fringe benefits work Mr. Dick Ferguson Western Canadian Seed Processors Ltd. P.O. BOX 99 LETHBRIDGI TELEPHONE 327-5781 MECHANIC WANTED Top salary and commission with five-figure bracket possible per month. Work in wheel alignment and tune-up. Apply in Writing BOX HERALD PARTS MANAGER REQUIRED FOR MAJOR AUTOMOTIVE DEALERSHIP IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA. The main requisite for this position is the ability to ad- minister and delegate responsibility. All company benefits including life insurance. Salary with incentive commensurate with experience. Our are aware of this opening. Apply in strictest confidence to Box Number Herald REWARD A challenging career in the largest all Canadian Financial institute in would be your reward. We are looking for aggressive people who are interested in a career in credit and mangement. Ap- plicant must have high school diploma or equivalent. Be prepared to go anywhere in Canada or the United Kingdom. Experience an but not a necessity. Reply in NIAGARA FINANCE COMPANY LTD. NIAGARA REALTY OF CANADA LTD. 816 4th Ave. Couth Phone 328-7714 R. M. Manager Noble Cultivators of Nobleford 1. Machine operators 2. Minimum of second year welding apprentice 3. Labourers EXCELLENT BENEFITS Pay Increases Paid Paid Vacations Group APPLY.TODAY TO Noble Cultivators Limited ALBERTA ;