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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 'I like the feel of driving reins in my hands ED CESAR Bert Heath of Fort Macleod farms with from the up-to-date equipment. But occasionally deep feelings did. Then past grip him. He must do as his ancestors I and heads for the field. The hoofs drum a music does a bit of field the old he like the feel Bert heads for the harnesses his favorite J that brings a deep contentment to Mr. Heath. When he of the driving reins in my DISTRICT TABER need for diversification of resource de- velopment has prompted the provincial government to place more emphasis on highways into northern Highways and Transport Minister Clar- ence Copithorne told the an- nual meeting of Highway 36 As- sociation at Viking. Mr. Copithorne told 80 people attending that anticipation Syn- crude would be developing the tar sands at Fort McMurray shortly made it imperative that Highway ahead of date. He said that 63 the be completed 1976 scheduled work on the highway is progressing rapidly for a 1974 completion. The railway grade is not capable of carrying the heavy loads into and from this iso- lated area. Mr. Copithorne noted the completion of Highway 35 to High leaving 120 miles to be completed on the Mac- kenzie Highway. He also noted development of Highway 48 in southeast Al-1 berta to give the province a second point of entry. About 50 miles remains to be conXleted. Under the government's five year Mr. Copithorne there is but not a that Highway 36 would be completed from Warner to Lac La Biche by 1978. He did advise that further oil surfacing would be done in the areas north and south of Viking. He agreed this section in horrible SEE POT-HOLES He also defended the oil sur- face which cost from two to per cent of the cost of hard and controlled the dust you can at least see the Concerning the new grading required on six miles north of Highway 61 to the Chin reser- the minister evaded any promise of realignment and grade construction. Unaware that there is no dust suppres- sant on the old narrow he promised look into the matter Responding to a resolution gets the et for Highway calling for the raising of A. Sorenson limits on all highways to and Ashley H. of Highway all is at Mr. Copithorne Socred members. vised the department is for the ensuing year anticipating raising these incumbents Dick White of Vern Coates This is less than the vice standard of and Lloyd Peacock of below the rating in treasurer. ish Columbia and Ontario. are John said it would ccvjt million Bryce Cas- raise Alberta standards to Ror Bob The decision to do so is Ray Sedge- John Viking and MONEY FOR Taber. Mr. Copithorne noted 1974 annual meeting was that the million extra for early August and will oil and gas revenues will held at Hanna. the department's road motion called for invita- program each to all counties and mu- Attending and as well as at the meeting were C. villages and chambers French a commerce along the route las Miller Highway 36. -mm fm U i ft receives recipes Dangerous driver licence lifted BLAIRMORE A 23-year-old Sparwood man received a two-month jail sen- tence recently on conviction ol dangerous driving charges. After colliding with the rear of a car driven by B. Yuku- then striking two parked owned by Tony Koinberj and Maej the Sparwood after a chase through was apprehendec by the RCMP. He was fined on three high- way traffic act includ' ing driving with no insurance driving without an operator's and failure to remain at the scene of an accident. He has been prohibited from CLARESHOLM Miss Margaret Blasetti of Red Deer was honored at a bridal shower at the Clares- hcim United Church recent- ly. She is the bride-elect of Dwight Reward of Clares- holm. Both were trained in psy- chiatric nursing at the Al- berta Hospital at Ponoka. The event was held in the church banquet room which had been decorated in blue and white bells and candles. Bouquets of mixed flowers were noted. Master of ceremonies was Mrs. Milly Douglas. A solo was sung by Pat accompanied by Mrs. Kay Cairns. Two solos by Janet Chris- tie were heard and a read- ing was given by Mrs. Gerry McNair. Gifts were presented to the. honored guest. Helping with them her Mrs. M. the mother of the Mrs. Jos. the sister of the Mrs. Y. and her J o d y Blasetti. Mrs. Larry Husted of Stavely was in charge of the guest book. Gifts of the 25 hostesses were a stainless steel cutlery and guest hook. While refreshments were being prepared cards were circulated and guests asked to inscribe on them house- hold hnts or recipes. MP Joe Clark available BLAIRMORE Joe Progressive Con- servative member of Parlia- ment for the Rocky Mountain Federal will be back in the Crowsnest Pass tomorrow. The purpose of Mr. Clark's visit will be to meet with con- stituents and to discuss any problems. Toros win fastball pennant BLAIRMORE The Pass Hotel Toros has won the pennant this year in the Crowsnest Pass Men's Fastball League. The team entered the finals three games up on their nearest contender. Blairmore won the pennant with an 11-3 win-loss record with second place Femie win- More district on page 11 ning eight out of 14 games. Sparwood won seven games Jaffrey and Elkford tied for fourth. Coleman won two of its games. SPUDS FOR CHILE VAUXHALL The Alberta government announces a dona tion shipment of pounds of Alberta potato granules has been accepted by the govern ment of Chile. The granule conies from Vauxhall Foods a Vauxhall. The shipment is in tended to augment the food GRASS FIRE NOBLEFORD Tinder dry conditions have been causing some concern in this area. Sparis from passing freight trains have started one grass fire to date. LDS MISSION STIRLING Wayne son of Mr. and Mrs. Moroni has been called to serve the LDS Church in the French mission. A Sunday church service will be honoring him Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. KC OFFICERS BROOKS Knights of Co- lumbus officers have been elected for the 1973-74 term. They are. Gary grand Dick deputy grand Lucien Wein- Bill Jennis- Larry fi- nancial Tom Walter ad- vocate Jim Rev. F. chaplain. SMALL TWISTER there was a report of a small twister north west of Parkland with a dust funnel plainly visible. It picked up some tin and debris and sent things flying. RESEARCHER TABER Mike Peterson of Taber is one of more than 100 students who have worked on research projects with the Uni- versity of Lethbridge chemis- try department during the past five years. PEPPER WINS TABER The Taber Wo- men's Golf Tournament was won by Enid Pepper with score of 88. Thirty-five Taber and district golfers participat- ed in the event. First flight win- ners were Vickie Da Leth- Nancy Tab- and Edith Leth- bridge. RANKS SIXTH TABER Taber ranks sixth among towns of Alberta in the 1973 list of equalized assess- ments. Ranking behind is the booming town of 60 miles north. Topping the list is the town of St. on the Northwest outskirts of the city of with an equalized assessment of SHOWER HELD VULCAN Miss Sharon daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Evan .whose mar- riage to Greg Fuller of Cal- gary took place was honored at a miscellaneous bri- dal shower in the Kirkcaldy Community Hall with 60 friends and relatives present.. REPRESENTATION FERNIE The RDEK sup- ports a resolution of the Al- berni regional district that the B.C. and federal governments be asked to investigate ways ol giving Indians representation on regional district boards within which the Indian bands are resident. Directors notec that RDs would also have to be given some control over Indian reserves but supported the idea in the South Country area. While no comprehensive re- ports are a number of ranchers say their hay yielcTs are small in comparison to former years. Phone lines go underground at Magrath MAGRATH History is the making as machines bury telephone lines in the Ma- grath district. AGT crews hope to have all cables underground by Octo- starting a new era of bet- ter service. This will be ap- preciated by rural people beset with frequent breaks in service because the line is out. Some may now have private lines instead of sharing those busy party lines. Twenty Del Bonita residents can have service not available before. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Resident Blairmore Phone 562-2149 of investigation. The resolution will be considered at the nex annual meeting of the Union 01 B.C. Municipalities. HAY SHORTAGE FERNIE Farmers and ranchers in the Fernie and Elk Valley areas appear to be suf- fering from a shortage of hay The most colorful and carefree stylings of today's carpet world are yours to enjoy at remarkabl. covings AUGUST BROADLOOM Huge stocks of all qualities in all colours were brought in for the spring selling period. Naturally certain shades sold in greater quantities than and it is now necessary to balance our stocks and adjust for the new shipments arriving shortly. Several colours in almost every line of Jordans magnificent range of Fash- ion Leader Carpets cleared at drastically reduced prices. Don't be late you'll be sorry If you mils this gold- en opportunity. supply in Chile at the end of for their cattle in the sams APPLAUSE Sculptered and random sheared C.M.H.C. approved. Ember- Mauve. MAVERICK Brightly coloured tone-on-tone loop pile practical. 8 shades SATURDAY NIGHT Jordans ever popular shag. A care-free carpet for people with young ideas. 7 colours. yj- 7 BELMONT Printed patterns for kitchen or family foam back. Green. STOP THE MUSIC Three compatible hues delicately blended in each colour. This is the most durable yet attractive modestly priced shag. The staple nylon yarn is tightly twisted and heat set to assure texture retention. approved. 11 colours. BEGUINE All wool plush velvet. The last few rolls of good quality wool carpet. 8 .79 tq. yd. WE HAVE CARPETS FOR Use Jordan's Convenient Budget Plans No Down Payment Out of Town Residents may Phone 327-1103 Collect for service right in their own home. Jordans Downtown 315 6th St. STORE 9 a.m. to p.m. Daily Thursday 'til 9 p.m. ;